AENA soundproofs 977 homes in surrounding area of Los Rodeos airport
AENA the public management company of Spain’s airports, has reported, in the follow-up meeting of the Acoustic Insulation Plan, of the progress made in soundproofing buildings around the Tenerife North Airport, which is situated in the municipality of La Laguna.
They reported that 977 homes have been completed with full acoustic insulation installations, 906 homes in La Laguna, 23 in Tacoronte and 48 in Tegueste, and that a further 137 are in process.
In addition, budgets have been approved for the completion of works in 124 buildings, and to begin new actions in another 120 after the mandatory agreement of those involved.
At the meeting, held online yesterday, the attendees, representatives of the Ministry for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Miteco), the Council of Tenerife and the municipalities of La Laguna and Tegueste, were informed of this and other news, such as the inclusion in the Acoustic Insulation Plan of 40 new homes that have proven that they meet the requirements, and in which the acoustic measurements and the request of another 26 will be carried out, pending submission of all the documentation.
They also reported the finding in 33 more homes, where measurements have already been made, the need to carry out the relevant soundproofing actions, which complies with the completion of the corresponding projects and budgets.
The Acoustic Plan aims to minimize the inconvenience for neighbours of the airport, by the noise produced by aircraft in their take-off, landing, taxiing and engine testing operations.
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The current census of properties included in the Noise Isolation Plan of the Tenerife North Airport/La Laguna City is 2,445 buildings, 2,200 corresponding to San Cristóbal de La Laguna, 115 to Tacoronte and 130 to Tegueste.
Until now, a total of 1,476 requests have been received, so AENA highlights that there is still a significant number of residents who, having the right to request this type of action, have not yet done so.
If you fall in to this category and want more information or to apply, please contact the AENA Noise Insulation Plans Management Office at 915 903 170 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org