Trial run ‘seven-hour flyover noise abatements’ starts

die-nacht-etwas-laenger-nacht (2)Today, April 23, starts the one-year trial run for seven-hour flyover noise abatements at Frankfurt Airport. The alternating non-use of individual runways in the shoulder hours (22:00 to 23:00 and 05:00 to 06:00) are intended to bring one hour more of sleep to the surrounding residential areas.
The trial run, which is planned only for operating direction 25 or so-called ‘West operations,’ i.e. all take offs heading west and all landings from the east, was agreed upon early February by the Hessian state government together with representatives of German Air Traffic Control (DFS), the airport operator, Fraport, and Lufthansa.
Continue reading “Trial run ‘seven-hour flyover noise abatements’ starts” »