UK monitoring of aircraft noise ‘seriously underestimates’ disturbance to people’s health

The Independent | Jan 27, 2020 at 7:25 AM
  • The way aircraft noise is monitored in the UK “seriously underestimates” the disturbance it causes, research suggests.
  • The Civil Aviation Authority is responsible for monitoring noise around airports and publishing information about its impact.
  • In 2018 the World Health Organisation recommended reducing aircraft noise levels to 45dB in the daytime and 40dB at night.