Aviation Noise: Measuring Progress in Addressing Community Concerns

Subcommittee: Aviation Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 2167 Rayburn House Office Building and Virtually


The hearing will examine aircraft noise, airport noise, noise mitigation strategies, methodologies for measuring noise, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) community engagement, new and emerging technologies, and the implementation of noise provisions from the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.


  1. Panel I - Kevin Welsh
    Executive Director, Office of Environment and Energy
    Federal Aviation Administration | Accompanied by Beth White, Senior Strategist for Public and Industry Engagement, Air Traffic Organization, FAA Mike Hines, Manager, Office of Planning and Programming, Office of Airports, FAA
  2. Panel I - Heather Krause
    Director, Physical Infrastructure
    Government Accountability Office
  3. Panel II - Sharon Pinkerton
    Senior Vice President of Regulatory and Legislative Policy
    Airlines for America
  4. Panel II - Frank R. Miller
    Executive Director
    Hollywood Burbank Airport On behalf of Airports Council International – North America
  5. Panel II - David Silver
    Vice President for Civil Aviation
    Aerospace Industries Association
  6. Panel II - Emily J. Tranter
    Executive Director
    National Organization to Insure a Sound Controlled Environment (N.O.I.S.E.)
  7. Panel II - JoeBen Bevirt
    Founder and CEO
    Joby Aviation