Aircraft Noise 2009

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Altogether, all the noise prevention zone categories, including the planning zones, together occupy some 10.2 % of the Berlin municipal area. Table 1 shows the itemized breakdown of these zones by area and population.

Table 1: Numbers of residents and area sizes of the noise protection and planning zones of the Berlin airports Tegel and Schönefeld (on the basis of the 1976 or 1997 Noise Ordinances)

Under the Consensus Agreement of the three shareholders of the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport Holding Company (cf. Tagesspiegel-online 2007) the airport Berlin-Tempelhof was closed on 31 Oct. 2008, and the airport Berlin-Tegel at the latest six months after opening of the new Berlin-Brandenburg International Airport.