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Noise Abatement

Peterborough Airport Community Relations Coordinator

Contact: Ms Ingrid Kutzner
Office: 705-743-6708 ext 2172
Cell: 705-760-3750
Peterborough Airport Staff are working diligently to balance the needs of airport users and stakeholders with the neighbouring community while ensuring the safe, effective operation and long-term success of the Airport.

 Updates to noise mitigation activities will be posted to this page as they become available.

Noise Abatement Procedures Implemented 04 July 2017

Noise Abatement Procedures were implemented for the Peterborough Airport on July 4, 2017. These procedures follow noise operating criteria and amend the height at which aircraft are required to climb to when taking off and climbing off of Runway 09/27.

There are no turns below 1000 feet above aerodrome elevation on visual flight rules during takeoff and climb from runway 09/27. Overflight of noise sensitive areas is to be avoided when joining or departing the circuit.

What will not change:

  • The distance at which aircraft space themselves from the runway in the downwind leg
  • The point at which aircraft are turning base and final legs
  • Where aircraft are when joining the circuit from overhead

What you can expect to change:

  • Aircraft climbing off the runway will be turning later at a higher altitude
  • You can expect there will be a reduction in power setting by the time the aircraft turn for the downwind leg
  • The crosswind turning point will be further from the runway end
  • Aircraft will be at 1000 feet above aerodrome elevation before they turn the crosswind leg

Peterborough Airport Noise Liaison Group

 The Peterborough Airport Noise Liaison Group (PANLG) is looking for new members to represent area residents at group meetings. We are currently seeking someone to represent the area north east of the airport, which includes the Almeara Drive and Driscoll Road area.  

We are also seeking people to act as designated alternates for our current members. These people may attend meetings with their respective PANLG member, or participate in their absence.
Residents living within a 4 km radius of the Peterborough Airport are invited to submit an application to become voluntary members of the Peterborough Airport Noise Liaison Group to represent area residents at group meetings. 
Please submit your application using the link below "Resident Application for Appointment".

See below for documents relating to the Peterborough Airport Noise Liaison Group and Resident Applications:

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