Noise Abatement Procedures at Newport
The Newport State Airport is a noise-sensitive airport.
Please take a few minutes to review the recommended procedures and map of the noise sensitive areas.
When winds are calm (less than 5 knots) the preferred (noise abatement) runway shall be 16-34.
Any training in the traffic pattern should be avoided between the hours of 10pm and 7am.
Avoid over flights of school sites
PPR Required for Jet Aircraft
Engine maintenance run-ups prohibited from 7pm – 7am
Jet & Turboprop Aircraft:
Jets and Turbo prop aircraft are requested to refrain from using RWY 16-34 at all times.
Hover times are to be kept to 15 minutes or less. Helicopter operators are requested to use HAI Noise Abatement Measures.
All noise complaints will be addressed by the airport manager in a timely manner.
If you are unable to comply with any of these voluntary noise abatement procedures for safety reasons, please notify the airport manager at (401) 846-9400 prior to, or as soon as possible after violating the procedure with an explanation.
When landing RWY 34, avoid straight in approaches and descend to the runway with as few power changes as necessary.
When landing on runway 04, avoid straight in approaches and descend to the runway with as few power changes as necessary.
Use the VASI to land on runway 04. It will indicate a safe glide path and allow a smooth, quiet descent to the runway.
On take off from runway 04, gain altitude as quickly as possible without compromising safety. Use “Best rate of climb” and maintain runway heading to 700 ft MSL.
On take off from runway 22, gain altitude as quickly as possible without compromising safety. Use “Best rate of climb” and maintain runway heading to 1000 ft MSL.
Use PAPI to land on runway 22. It will indicate a safe glide path and allow a smooth, quiet descent to the runway.
Access our Newport State Airport Noise Abatement Procedures.
Thank you for helping Newport State Airport to be a good neighbor to our surrounding communities!