The policy applies to land in the vicinity of Jandakot airport, which is, or may in the future, be affected by aircraft noise.
Opened in 1963, Jandakot Airport is the principal general aviation airport in Western Australia, and is one of the busiest airfields and largest aviation training bases in Australia. It is an important element of transport infrastructure, servicing both the region and the State as a whole and makes a significant contribution to the economy of the local area.
It is important however to recognise the physical context in which the airport is situated, and to minimise as far as practicable, adverse impacts on adjacent development such as aircraft noise, which is the focus of this Policy. The objectives of this policy are to:
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