Noise is defined as ‘Unwanted Sound’

Aviation Noise Impacts: State of the Science. This is the title of a very informative summary of the current state of scientific knowledge regarding the adverse effects of aircraft noise emissions on the public, published in Noise & Health.

‘Aircraft noise is one, if not the most detrimental environmental effect of aviation. It can cause community annoyance, disrupt sleep, adversely affect academic performance of children, and could increase the risk for cardiovascular disease of people living in the vicinity of airports.’

You can read the article here.