Seattle-Tacoma secures revised runway use agreement, begins late night noise limitation programme

    Seattle-Tacoma International Airport reported (12-Sep-2019) the Port of Seattle has secured a revised Runway Use Agreement with the FAA and commenced the implementation of a new Late Night Noise Limitation Programme for Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The Runway Use Agreement aims to reduce aircraft noise by minimising the use of the airport’s third runway during late-night hours of midnight to 05:00. The Late Night Noise Limitation Programme encourages airlines to operate during less noise sensitive hours or to transition to quieter aircraft. [more – original PR]