Ever-increasing Luton Airport noise

The disgraceful track record of ever-increasing noise impact from Luton Airport is starkly illustrated by its own publications.

Its Quarterly Monitoring reports containing Key Monitoring Indicators can be downloaded from the London Luton Airport Consultative Committee website at the following link: Luton Airport Quarterly Reports

Its Annual Monitoring Reports which show the destinations and airlines that have contributed most to the recent unmitigated growth can be downloaded from Luton Airport Monitoring Reports

In 2019 Quarter 2, the KMIs were as follows, and year-on-year comparison shows the inexorable increase in flights, noise quota usage and noise impact on people:

Luton Airport QMR data Q2 2019

In the same quarter, the fleet mix trend was published showing that any increase in slightly quieter neo-engine aircraft has been offset by the same increase in larger and noisier Airbus A321 types:

Luton Airport movements by type Q2 2019

And the year-on-year noise trend at night is shown by the shift to the right in the spread of noise monitoring results:

Q2 2019 night noise comparison