Airservices Chair Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC (Ret’d) has today announced the appointment of Ms Narelle Bell as Australia’s next Aircraft Noise Ombudsman. Ms Bell will take up her appointment on 8 February 2017.
Airservices will conduct a short study in Perth to compare modelled and actual aircraft noise data as part of the organisation’s ongoing efforts to explore opportunities to reduce aircraft noise.
Australia’s efforts to reduce the impact of aircraft noise and engage with communities on noise issues have been recognised in a report jointly released by the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation and Airports Council International.
Airservices has signed a five-year, $25 million contract with world leading company Bruel & Kjaer.
Airservices Australia, in conjunction with the Australian Airports Association, launched a new aircraft noise website along with its commitment to managing aircraft noise at its annual industry conference, Waypoint.
Following a recommendation by the Aircraft Noise Ombudsman, Ron Brent, Airservices Australia will move a flight path from Roleystone to reduce the impact of aircraft noise on local residents.
Airservices, in collaboration with the owner of Jandakot Airport, Jandakot Airport Holdings, have introduced a new procedure for training aircraft operating from Jandakot in an effort to reduce the impact of aircraft noise.