Aircraft Noise Consultation

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Fingal County Council has been designated as the Competent Authority for the purposes of aircraft noise regulation at Dublin Airport.

Public consultation on Aircraft Noise concluded on February 28, 2022. Submissions can be reviewed at

Ethna Felten

ANCA Director's Welcome Message

The Aircraft Noise Competent Authority (ANCA) is a separate and independent Directorate within Fingal County Council. 

ANCA is committed to delivering a quality service with transparency, fairness and minimum delay. 


What the Legislation Says

European and Irish aircraft noise legislation seeks to ensure that the sustainable development of air transport should be balanced with the introduction of measures aimed at reducing the noise impact from aircraft to maintain or increase the quality of life of neighbouring citizens.