June 1, 2017 - At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is establishing the Airport Community Roundtable (ACR) to provide neighboring communities a forum to discuss aircraft noise concerns. This new broad-based community initiative will provide input into airport-related noise impacts and find, where possible, practical solutions and recommendations for the FAA to consider when determining aircraft operating procedures at CLT. The first meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 7 at the CLT Center.
Meetings will provide an opportunity to develop technical operating recommendations rather than providing a general public discussion forum. Revisions to existing operating procedures are expected to be considered by the ACR, yet there is no guarantee of operational changes. The Airport will convene the ACR and act as facilitator for the meetings. The FAA, airlines, and the Airport will serve as non-voting advisory members of the ACR.
Membership will be comprised of 23 representatives from across Charlotte, Mecklenburg County cities and towns, and Mecklenburg, Gaston and York counties as follows:
- One (1) member from each of the seven (7) City of Charlotte City Council Districts
- One (1) member from each of the six (6) Mecklenburg County Commission Districts
- One (1) member from each of the seven (7) Mecklenburg County cities and towns (Charlotte, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville)
- One (1) member from Mecklenburg County
- One (1) member from Gaston County
- One (1) member from York County, South Carolina
The FAA has worked with other airports on similar initiatives producing a variety of outcomes including flight routing modifications and alternative runway utilization schedules.
For more information, visit About CLT – Community Programs and Noise.
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