Addressing Aircraft Noise Challenges (classroom)



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About the course

2-day (16 hours) classroom course

IATA Addressing Aircraft Noise Challenges aviation training course

Despite significant technological improvements over the past decades, aircraft operations generate considerable amounts of noise. This noise can have negative health impacts on humans, particularly those living in close proximity to an airport. IATA’s Noise Management in Aviation course gives an overview of the various sources and impacts of noise and takes you through the ICAO Balanced Approach to Aircraft Noise Management in order to create appropriate noise mitigation plans.

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Course Code: TALM-81

Course format


  • Recommended level is Entry-level and Intermediate.
  • The recommended level of language proficiency is ICAO Operational Level 4 or the equivalent for courses held in languages other than English.

How to register

In-house training

To arrange in-house training for your company, please complete the in-house training request form or contact the Training Specialist in your region.

Next class

Addressing Aircraft Noise Challenges (classroom)

Switzerland, Geneva (IATA)
3 - 4 December, 2024
Register before Jun 03, 2024 to take advantage of the 25% Early Bird discount (only for payment by credit card or ICH)*. The price below includes this discount. *Terms apply
Please register by 12 Nov
Find out more about our Early Bird Terms.
All prices are before tax and include applicable discounts.
Class no: 221901
USD 782
USD 1,006
USD 1,118

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What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Characterize and assess sources, impacts, measurement and management of aircraft noise
  • Identify the main issues and challenges in noise management
  • Review the regulatory framework, standards and best practices for noise mitigation
  • Apply the ICAO Balanced Approach to Aircraft Noise Management in your own context

Course content

The key topics that are covered during this course include:

  • Sources and impacts of aircraft noise
  • Noise metrics
  • Noise certificates
  • Noise regulations
  • ICAO Balanced Approach
  • Noise Action Plan


  • Interactive sessions
  • Exercises and case studies
  • Multiple-choice exam

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Airline environmental and government affairs officers
  • Airport environmental, operational and compliance officers
  • Environmental policy makers

Certificate awarded

An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on an assessment. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.

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