Selected Bob Hope Airport noise rules are summarized below for quick reference, followed by the complete text of the rules for those who would like more detail:
General aviation jet aircraft are to use the National Business Aircraft Association’s noise abatement procedures.
Between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. (local time) daily, the following activities are prohibited:
- Intersection takeoffs
- Maintenance run-ups
- Flight training operations
- Practice approaches
- Touch and go landings
The fine for a first-time violation is $1,416 and subsequent violations are each fined $2,057.
Night Time Curfew
Between the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (local time) daily, takeoffs and landings of “noisy” aircraft are prohibited. Operations caused by emergencies, use of the airport as a weather alternative, and for air traffic control delays are permitted. The chart to the right is a list of jet aircraft approved for 24-hour operations, which are unaffected by this rule.
Violations of these provisions carry with them monetary sanctions in amounts of up to $4,117 per violation.
NOTE: If your jet aircraft is NOT listed in the chart (right), it will be subject to violation if operated during nighttime hours (10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.).
NOTE: These rules are not intended to interfere with the rights or responsibilities of the pilot-in-command concerning safety of flight.
Questions should be addressed to the Noise Management Office at (818) 840-8840 or to the Airport Operations Office at (818) 840-8830 (24 hours).
Noise Abatement Rules
The complete text of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Noise Rules follows. (amended and effective as of April 1, 2006)
To further compliance with the state noise regulations and all other applicable laws and agreements, the Airport Authority requires (to the extent that such requirements shall not conflict with pilot’s judgment of safety in flight) that: