AIRPORT NOISE LAW

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Actions Pending (Administrative, legislative hearings, etc.)

Aircraft Noise

ABATEMENT POLICY AND PROGRAMS
Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Noise Abatement Policy (1976)
Part 150 Land-Use Compatibility Planning (FAA)
State of California

DISCLOSURE IN LAND SALES

LIABILITY

MEASUREMENT
Introduction to Aircraft Noise Measurement
Equivalent Sound Level and Its Relationship to Other Noise Measures
Federal Government's Method of Assessing Noise Impacts
FAA Approach to Aircraft Noise Measurement
History of the Day-night Average Sound Level
Noise Comparison Chart

MODELING
Introduction to Aircraft Noise Modeling
See also Fighting Airport Noise (Technical Issues)

REGULATION

Airport Development Financing

Airport Finance Challenges for the Next Decade (1995)
Who Pays for Airport Development? (1998)
Airport Development Needs and Financing Options (1997)
Passenger Facility Charges (1996)
Funding Sources for Compatible Land Use Planning (no date)

See also Airport Improvement Program

Airport Improvement Program (FAA)
Overview of AIP
Introduction to AIP
AIP Authorizations 1982-1996
AIP, Fiscal Year 1998
AIP Funds Spent in California, FY 1996
AIP Funds Provided Under Letters of Intent
AIP and Noise Control
AIP Requirement for Local Involvement in Noise Mitigation Projects
Assurances Required of AIP Grantees (PDF file)
FAA Grants for Airport Noise Abatement: The AIP and PFC Programs
Zoning Restrictions Required for AIP Grants

Airport Land Use Commissions (California)

Airport Land Use Planning Regulation

Airspace (Bay Area)

Airspace Structure and Air Traffic Control in S.F. Bay Area
Bay Area Air Routes
Anti-Noise Organizations
Environmental Organizations
Groups in California
Groups Outside California
National Helicopter Noise Coalition

Avigation Easements

Introduction to Avigation Easements
California statute (Public Utilities Code § 21652)
Sample easements
California
FAA model
Prescriptive Avigation Easements
Bibliographies
General
Government Hearings and Reports
Law
Noise Abatement
Noise Impacts on Health and Welfare
Noise Impacts on Learning
Noise Impacts on Property Value
Noise Perception Studies
Noise Policy
Noise Measurement, Science, and Engineering
Noise Models, Surveys, Projections, and Evaluations
California Department of Transportation, Aeronautics Program

Community Organizing

Community Involvement Activities at Airports
How to Organize
See also Anti-Noise Organizations

Computer Modeling

Airspace and Noise Impact Modeling Review
Air Traffic Noise Screening Model (ATNS)
Airport and Airspace Simulation Model (SIMMOD)
Area Equivalent Method
Integrated Noise Model and Heliport Noise Model
Noise Exposure Maps
Noise Integrated Routing System (NIRS)
Regional Industrial Multiplier System (RIMS, for modeling economic benefits of airports)

Conferences, Symposia, Workshops (Airport Noise)

Federal Aviation Administration

Airport Improvement Program (see entry in index)
Authority over Noise Management
FAA Offices: Headquarters and Regional
FAA Offices: S.F. Bay Area
Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs)
Noise Abatement Policy
Ombudsman for Aviation Noise
Publications, Records, Documents
Publications Ordering
Federal Interagency Committee on Aviation Noise

Federal Preemption of Aviation Regulation

Flight Patterns -- Strategies to Evaluate Aircraft Routing Plans

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) (U.S. Department of Transportation Policy and Rules)

Glossary of Technical Terms

Government Agencies and Representatives

Law

Bills (U.S. and California)
Cases
Court Documents (pleadings)
Issues
Local Ordinances
Miscellaneous Legal Documents
On-line Law Directories
Practice Guides
Regulations (U.S. and California)
Secondary Sources (bibliography)
Statutes
United States
United States, chronology of Acts of Congress
California
Other states

Legislation

Acts of Congress related to airport noise (chronology)
Current Bills (U.S. and California)

FEDERAL

104th Congress
105th Congress
106th Congress
107th Congress
108th Congress
109th Congress
110th Congress
111th Congress

CALIFORNIA

Litigation News

National Civil Aviation Review Commission

Nightime Flight Restrictions at U.S. Airports

Noise (see Aircraft Noise)

Property Values

Bibliography: Noise Impacts on Property Value
Airport Noise and Residential Property Value

See also Avigation Easements

Regulations

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

Index of Federal Regulations
Index: Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (FAA Regulations)
14 CFR Part 91, Section 119 Minimum safe altitudes of aircraft
14 CFR Part 150 Airport Noise Compatibility Planning 14 CFR Part 161 Notice and Approval of Airport Noise and Access Restrictions

Rulemaking Announcements Proposed new regulations and revisions

CALIFORNIA

Regulation of Noisy Airports in California

Small Claims Court

Transportation Planning

California Aviation System Plan
California State and Regional Transportation Plans

United States Code

42 U.S.C. 4901 - 4918 and 49 U.S.C. 44715 (Noise Control Act of 1972)
49 U.S.C. 44715 (Controlling aircraft noise and sonic boom)
49 U.S.C. Chapter 471 (Airport Development and Noise: Airport Improvement)
49 U.S.C. 47501 - 47510 (Aviation Safety and Noise Abatement Act of 1979)
49 U.S.C. 47521 - 47533 ("National Aviation Noise Policy", part of the Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990)

United States Congress

Bills
Committees

Zoning Guidelines for Airport Development (FAA)


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