Aircraft Noise



There are three permanent aircraft noise monitoring terminals located in Delta at the following locations:

  • South Delta Secondary School
  • North Delta Recreation Centre
  • Delview Secondary School

YVR Noise Management Plan - 2019 - 2023

At the July 16, 2018 Regular Meeting, Council agreed to send a letter to the Vancouver Airport Authority requesting the inclusion of five initiatives in YVR’s 2019-2023 Noise Management Plan to help establish a baseline for current aircraft noise and flight plans. Delta is also seeking initiatives to improve public consultation and notification from YVR. View the staff report.

YVR will submit the draft Noise Management Plan to Transport Canada at the end of this year for their review and will report back to the community on what they heard and how this has translated into proposed initiatives contained in the Plan. When Transport Canada completes their review, the plan will be made available on YVR’s website.

YVR Web Tracking Tool

YVR's website features an online web tracking tool that enables the public to see real-time and historical flight and noise data collected by the Airport Authority's aircraft noise monitoring and tracking system.

YVR Frequently Asked Questions

YVR has compiled a list of 
frequently asked questions to provide answers to some of their most frequent inquiries.

Reports and Related Documents


Commercial Aircraft Noise Concerns

NAV Canada can be contacted at 1-800-876-4693 or email with your questions and concerns. Vancouver International Airport (YVR) has a 24 hour noise information line which is 604-207-7097 or email

Boundary Bay Airport - Small Aircraft Noise Concerns

Noise complaints generated from aircrafts flying in and out of Boundary Bay Airport should be directed to Alpha Aviation at 604-946-5361. If your complaint is about a particular aircraft, please be ready to provide information regarding the exact time and location of when and where you saw the aircraft in question AND, if possible, the colour and/or any distinguishable markings on the aircraft (e.g., numbers, names). Alpha Aviation staff will be working with the flight schools and private aircraft owners to ensure that pilots are following Transport Canada's regulations for civil aviation.

For any questions related to Delta's involvement, please contact:
Paula Kolisnek, Senior Policy Analyst
t: 604-952-3142

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