Aircraft noise

Flights from Luton affect areas all around the Airport as shown here:

Areas affected by Luton flights

These “heat maps” show the relative numbers of flights: each change of colour from grey through green and blue to mauve, red, orange, yellow and light blue represents a doubling of flights over that area. The brightest, hottest colours represent the greatest concentration of flights.

When the wind is from the west, aircraft take off towards the west, going to the left from the runway, and also land towards the west, from right to left towards the runway:

Areas affected when the wind is from the west

When the wind is from the east, aircraft take off towards the east, going to the right from the runway, and also land towards the east, from left to right towards the runway:

Areas affected when the wind is from the east

How is your area affected? Use the following links depending on where you live:

North of the Airport

East of the Airport

South of the Airport

West of the Airport