Noise Land Reuse Plan

Noise land is real property that an airport acquires in a noise-impacted area around an airport. Under Federal land use compatibility guidelines, residences (and other sensitive land uses such as churches, schools) are generally not compatible with noise levels measured in day-night average sound levels of 65 decibels (dB) or greater (DNL 65 dB).

A sponsor must document its management of its noise land acquisition, disposal, and retention through the Noise Land Inventory and Noise Land Reuse Plan.