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44 Aircraft Noise: A Toolkit for Managing Community Expectations Naples Municipal Airport fact sheet series (56-59) 4-66 - 4-68 This factsheet series is used to help General Aviation pilots operate their aircraft in the quietest manner possible consistent with safety, and is designed to help the airport be a good neighbor to its surrounding residential communities. The series includes: Recommended Fixed-Wing Arrival & Departure Procedures; Recommended Noise Abatement for Helicopters; and Rec- ommended Abatement for Jets. Miami-Dade Aviation Department. Plane Facts about Aircraft Noise Factsheet (60) 4-69 The factsheet provides an overview summary of the community outreach program, noise con- trol, noise abatement and procedures, and flight tracking program. Van Nuys Airport Part 161 Noise Study Fact Sheets (61-62) 4-70 - 4-71 Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has embarked on simultaneous studies of potential noise-based operating restrictions at both Van Nuys Airport (VNY) and Los Angeles Interna- tional Airport (LAX). As part of this study, handouts were prepared to describe some of the ways Van Nuys describes noise and the effects of noise on people. Vancouver International Airport. Aeronautical Noise Management (63-64) 4-72 - 4-73 The Airport Authority has a comprehensive Aeronautical Noise Management Program that includes: consultations with the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) Aeronautical Noise Management Committee; a five-year noise management plan; published noise abatement pro- cedures; an airport noise monitoring and flight tracking system; and a complaint management and response system. The airport's fact sheets include information on: Airport Noise and the Community; What causes airport noise?; What does YVR do to manage noise?; Float Plane Operations at YVR; Why do I notice more noise in the summer?; Who regulates float planes?; What does YVR do to manage noise?; and How can I get more information? PARTNER- Quantifying and Mitigating the Impact of Noise on People Factsheet (65) 4-74 The PARTNER (Partnership for AiR Transportation Noise and Emissions Reduction Evalua- tion) Program factsheet provides a project overview of its programs to evaluate and develop met- rics that can be used to evaluate the impact of airport and other noise sources on a community and to understand the relationship between noise annoyance, physiological responses, cognitive performance, and sleep quality. Flyers or Posters Description. Creative and eye-catching flyers and posters are an excellent way to inform a community about upcoming events or public involvement opportunities. Typically, flyers are a standard, letter-sized page. Posters, on the other hand, are usually larger in size and should be eas- ily readable to attract public attention. Flyers and posters should be distributed throughout the study area in public places and businesses or shops frequented by a large number of citizens to reach the most people. Contact information should be included on the flyer or poster to encourage writ- ten responses. Lessons for Airport Managers. Many public places have "Community Bulletin Boards" specifically designated for announce- ments. Ask permission before hanging posters. Also, if possible, leave stacks of flyers near entrances and on countertops. Don't rely solely on flyers; they are disposable. Posters are visible to large numbers of people for long periods of time and can be used in tan- dem with flyers to increase awareness.