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Quieter Home Program - The Part 150 Study

Airport Noise Compatibility Study UPDATED April 2011

Being a good neighbor is important to everyone at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, so we continue to work with the community to assess how noise from the airport is affecting the area. Below is the noise study to date.

The Federal Aviation Regulation Part 150 Study establishes a standard method airport operators can use to analyze the noise created by airport operations. It also creates guidelines for acceptable noise abatement, including aviation and land-use remedies. The Buffalo Niagara International Airport study examines existing noise conditions and projected noise issues for a five-year period, identifying what effect noise has on those who live and work around the airport and recommend appropriate mitigation and schedules.

For more information, call (716) 632-3506

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The NFTA has completed a 5 year update of the Buffalo Niagara International Airport Noise Exposure Map (NEM) as prepared pursuant to Title 14, Code of Federal regulations, Part 150 (14CFR part 150).

To review the Final Report click on Buffalo Niagara International Airport Noise Exposure Map 5- year update

Note: All pdf files listed below require Adobe® Reader® to view and print, and will open in a new window when selected.

Volume 1
Volume 2
FAA Part 150 Determinations and Noise Compatibility Procedures

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Specific details about noise compatibility studies in general can be found in Part 150 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR 150) available from the FAA and can be viewed at

To review the 2013 Noise Exposure Map click here.

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