Will filing a noise complaint change how the airport operates

Monday September 23 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has the sole authority to determine where aircraft fly and how Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) is operated.  The FAA operates DFW's runways and controls the associated airspace to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the skies around DFW.  Noise complaints are not considered when Air Traffic Control (ATC) makes decisions about how to manage the airspace above the metroplex.  However, DFW continuously engages with the FAA and works to ensure that noise concerns are considered when the FAA considers modifying or introducing new flight procedures.