STRATEGIC NOISE MAP
As of 2017, Sofia Airport is a “Major Airport” within the meaning of item 12 of the Supplementary Provisions of the Protection from Environmental Noise Act, with more than 50,000 aircraft movements per year. In this regard, and in accordance with the Protection from Environmental Noise Act and the Directive 2002/49/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 June 2002 relating to the assessment and management of environmental noise, a Strategic Noise Map (SNM) for Sofia Airport was developed. SNM was approved by the Minister of Health with Order No. RD-01-228/02.08.2019.
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Contents (PDF and BMP files):
- Strategic Noise Map for Sofia Airport (SNM) – BG version;
- Raw Computational Results;
- CARNETS – Verification Control Measurements;
- SNM 24 - LDEN, dB(A);
- SNM night – LNIGHT, dB(A);
- SNM day - LDAY, dB(A);
- SNM evening – LEVENING, dB(A).
NOISE ACTION PLAN TO THE STRATEGIC NOISE MAP OF SOFIA AIRPORT
Based on the approved SNM, development of a Noise Action Plan was assigned. The main purpose of the Action Plan is to manage, limit and reduce noise pollution in the environment by implementing measures in the short, medium and long term.
According to Art. 9, para. 1 of the Noise Protection Act, in connection with the development of the Noise Action Plan, a public discussion will be held on 21st September 2020 at 10:00 AM in the Aviation Club, Terminal 1 of Sofia Airport.
You can find the draft of the "Noise Action Plan to the Strategic Noise Map of Sofia Airport" in Bulgarian HERE
Noise Contact Form for questions and comments related to aircraft noise