Airservices Australia is responsible for managing and controlling aircrafts when taxiing, taking off, in flight and landing.
Noise issues related to these activities at Bankstown Airport should be reported to Airservices Australia on its 24-hour number 1300-302-240 or you can lodge a complaint online.
Issues and complaints are monitored on a monthly basis to determine whether there are any particular trends or issues evident or whether any aircraft has operated outside its assigned tracks or altitude. If so, appropriate investigations are initiated and corrective action taken where applicable.
All other noise related matters can be referred to Sydney Metro Airports on 9796-2300.
You may be interested in the Federal Govenrment flight tracking program - WebTrack. WebTrak is a system providing the community with information on where and how high aircraft fly, as well as noise levels of these operations. It allows members of the public access to detailed information on aircraft operations around major airports, mostly aircraft from Sydney Airport, and some flights around Bankstown Airport.
Aviation Noise - A guide
Noise in general is a complex and subjective issue, and aircraft noise is no different. Many of the ways used to describe sound itself rely on complex terms such as non-linear metrics and is often not easily understood. We have developed a guide to make Aviation Noise more easily understood. To read our Aviation Noise - see the guide below.
Noise Management Plan
Sydney Metro Airport Bankstown has developed a plan to document the noise management initiatives that are currently being undertaken by and the future initiatives proposed in relation to planning and operations at Sydney Metro Airport Bankstown.
This document should be read in conjunction with the Sydney Metro Airport ‘Bankstown Noise Management Plan Overview and Supporting Information’ document which explains how noise is generated, measured, depicted and managed generally within the aviation environment, and provides an overview of the noise environment and how it is managed at Sydney Metro Airport Bankstown.
Groundbased Noise Management
Groundbased noise management is detailed in the our Aircraft Engine Ground Running Guidelines.
A Guide to Understanding Aviation Noise Aircraft Engine Ground Running GuidelinesGround Running MapNoise Management Plan 2007
Noise Management Plan - Supporting Notes & Overview