Van Nuys Airport Achieves “Zero Noise Impact Area”

Van Nuys Airport (VNY) recently reached a milestone by declaring a “zero noise impact area” – meaning that within the current VNY noise impact boundary, there are no “incompatible land uses” (single and multi-family homes) that remain unaddressed by the airport’s sound insulation program.

With its designation as a zero noise impact area, VNY no longer falls under the definition of a “Noise Problem Airport” by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors as part of the California Airport Noise Standards (California Code of Regulations, Title 21). It becomes the first of Los Angeles World Airports’ three airports to accomplish this.

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