Policy Annoyance – How Policies Shape the Experience of Aircraft Sound

How do people get annoyed about aircraft noise? Often, the sound itself is assumed to be the main cause. In a recently finishedPhD research,Christian Bröershows that there are other sources of annoyance. Noise policy itself clearly influence the way we perceive aircraft sound. The same aircraft sound is experienced differently in The Netherlands and Switzerland. This is not caused by general cultural differences. The differences in perception can be explained by differences in thenoise annoyancepolicy. Noise complaints, for example, are strongly shaped by the political opportunities en the workings of the complaint agencies. The article concludes with some suggestions for future noise policies.

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