Please see link to technical report describing current Pearson International Airport arrivals routes – noise and fuel burn issues, and recommendations for improvements by Captain David Inch.

Inch report

Political letters of support
Kathleen Wynne, M.P.P. Don Valley West
Eric Hoskins, M.P.P. St. Paul’s
Jon Burnside – Councillor Coalition letter
Councillor Perks-Minister Raitt letter

Ratepayer Associations – letters of support
LPOA letter to Minister Raitt – 17 Feb 2015
SERRA letter to Min Raitt – 24 Feb 2015

4 thoughts on “INCH REPORT

  1. whose backyard do you want the noise transferred too, this is what your group is looking at.simply NIMBY.
    Charles Gonsalves

    1. If you read the Inch Report you will learn that phase one is a technical amendment that doesn’t alter the flight path route. It asks for higher altitudes and increased speed for arriving aircraft. The STAR location is unchanged. Phase two recommends the more efficient use of a vertical profile that the GTAA currently uses and the airlines prefer for time and fuel savings. As the Brampton resident rep on CENAC you will benefit from hearing Captain Inch’s presentation in person at an upcoming CENAC meeting. At that time you can address your concerns with him directly.

      Thank you for reaching out and allowing us the opportunity to address your comments.

      Toronto Aviation Noise Group (T.A.N.G.)

  2. It’s a very good report. I’ll send a message to Ms Raitt to show my support to the report I look forward to hearing the review from Transportation Canada. My question is whether this proposed solution can be used to entire GTA area, instead of only target areas. I live in Thornhill area and have experienced very loud aircrafts noises. Thanks, Kai

    1. Kai,

      The proposals in the Inch Report have far reaching improvements for most approach paths within Toronto Pearson airspace, namely fuel burn reduction, noise reduction, and actually makes Toronto Pearson airport more competitive by reducing time (in the air) and money (fuel costs) for the airlines while reducing noise for numerous residents in the GTA living under these arrival paths for a good part of the path. In addition, less fuel consumed means less GHGs.

      The report focus was for the approach path affecting mid-town Toronto, but the same methodology could be applied for other runway approaches.

      Greg Russell
      T.A.N.G. technical liaison

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