North Western railway back in operation: the return of The aircraft noise

The message on the phone display comes from the neighbor's house. "A day of enjoyment and sleeping," writes the sender to the start of the week. A Smiley fac

North Western railway back in operation: the return of The aircraft noise

The message on the phone display comes from the neighbor's house. "A day of enjoyment and sleeping," writes the sender to the start of the week. A Smiley face with a battered face. Because the North Western runway of Frankfurt airport, is allowed to be flown after months of forced break from Wednesday morning to re-propagated, and kept closed many of the local residents especially by aircraft noise-ridden residential area in Frankfurt and the surrounding area of your window, as a precautionary measure on the eve.

Marie Lisa Kehler

Deputy Department head of the Regional section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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Jochen Remmert

airport editor and correspondent of the Rhine-Main-Süd.

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And as they are now. In a lot to warm the bedrooms and begin to miss the sounds of the night. The cat fights in the backyard, the chirping of the birds early in the Morning, the late-returning neighbors. Even those who were able to insure against the crisis, to be credible, to feel the aircraft noise not disturbed, seem to have in the past few months, the value of the rest learned to appreciate.

critics want new concept

The airport expansion opponents had already passed the announcement that the German air traffic control and the airport operator Fraport want to take advantage of the North-West runway now and again, to call for a new strategy with less flights and less flight noise. Dirk draff calls, for example, a long-standing development critic, and a member of the community of interest for the control of aircraft noise from Mörfelden-Walldorf to use the Covid-19 pandemic of forced rest at the airport, in order to develop a new concept of mobility.

With fewer flights, more climate protection and greater quality of life for the residents of the airport. A changed mobility behaviour will create numerous new jobs and the quality of life for the people, is Marc sure has worked for many years in the Frankfurt aircraft noise Commission.

"provocative and reckless"

The Frankfurt aircraft noise protection officer Ursula Fechter, it holds at least questionable that the southern runway of the round will now again part, after the track had only been a few months ago, radically renovated. This could have been, in their view, the Work on the taxiways on the southern runway, with a handle to use instead of this now, perhaps as a pretext to justify re-commissioning of the runway to the North-West, said Fechter. A rethink is possible, not least the decision of the Frankfurt city Council. They have promised to check up, whether on shorter journeys, the train was not on the plane is preferable.

As a provocation and reckless in comparison to the all the people in the airport region called Jürgen Lamprecht, spokesman for the Alliance of the Frankfurt citizens ' initiatives against flight noise and the airport expansion, the reactivation of the runway to the North-West. Lamprecht renewed the demand of the citizens ' initiatives, the North-West runway be closed and the operating limitations for the airport on a 22 to 6 o'clock to extend and thus of the current valid restrictions on Night flights from 23 PM to 5 am to depart. The only way the inhabitants of the Region of nocturnal sleep-rest, recreation and to provide periods of rest.

Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 12:19

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