For more than 40 years, the Port of Oakland has endeavored to develop programs that minimize noise impacts on surrounding communities at Oakland International Airport. Long before the current sophisticated noise-monitoring system was installed, airport management met regularly with aircraft operators, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and community representatives to develop noise abatement procedures. Today the airport continues to meet with these groups in order to find ways to balance various concerns — noise and other environmental issues, consumer and air carrier demands, economic opportunities, and regional transportation needs — while maintaining safety as its number one priority. Pilot education continues to be an important part of Oakland International Airport’s noise abatement program.
Noise Program Historyalpenlily2023-01-17T09:48:32-08:00