Helicopters: Noise:Written question - 46592

Q
Asked by Tom Brake
(Carshalton and Wallington)
Asked on: 15 September 2016
Department for Transport
Helicopters: Noise
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress has been made on implementing the proposal in the Aviation Policy Framework to ensure that the Civil Aviation Authority considers opportunities to mitigate helicopter noise when dealing with any relevant airspace change proposals when updating guidance on environmental objectives.
A
Answered by: Mr John Hayes
Answered on: 11 October 2016

The Department for Transport (DfT) issued Air Navigation Guidance to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in 2014 which included consideration of helicopter noise. DfT will also be consulting on new Guidance to the CAA in due course, to accompany its review of airspace and noise policies.

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