The average functional decibels of human hearing sits at 0db while the airport’s predicted sound emissions are expected to be between 60db and 70db which is likened to sitting close to a vacuum cleaner or washing machine.
The new airport which is expected to begin operations by 2026, will be a 24-hour airport and is expected to ease some of the pressure on Sydney’s Kingsford Smith airport which currently functions between 6AM and 11PM.
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