Residents living near Leeds-Bradford Airport are being urged to speak out as a consultation period over noise levels comes to an end.

Leeds City Council said the draft noise action plan consultation, set out by the airport, closes on Tuesday, leaving residents a final chance to have their say on the situation for the next five years.

The consultation sets out measures the airport wants to adopt to keep noise under control, and how officials will achieve this. They identify positive engagement with the community over the issue as vital.

Airport bosses want to hear the views of local communities and suggestions for ways in which the action plan can be improved.

Councillor Chris Townsley, chairman of Leeds City Council’s outer north-west area committee, said: “It is important that local residents have their say about the noise action plan proposed by the airport to ensure their voices are heard and suggestions listened to.”

There are already measures in place to limit noise generated through activities and operation at the airport, but further measures are to be developed to reduce the impact of noise.

The draft plan can be found at the Leeds-Bradford Airport website at: