Noise Preferential Routes (NPRs) Width of flight corridor Non-Directional Beacon (NDBs) approaches Potential increase in night flights The impact of the longer runway will be that planes will be lower in the sky at Balsall Common during both take off and landing and will be larger ( that being the purpose of the extension to the runway).
What does NPR stand for?
NPR stands for Noise Preferential Routes (air traffic control)
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- New Product Request
- New Product Revenue
- New Production Reactor
- Nickel Plate Railroad
- Nippon Petroleum Refining (Nippon Oil Corporation)
- Nippon Piston Ring (Japan)
- No Prior Record
- No Purchase Required
- Noise Power Ratio
- Noiseless Portable Reflex (16mm film camera)
- Nominal Protection Rate
- Non-Permanent Resident (various locations)
- Non-Photorealistic Rendering (3D rendering technique used in computer graphics)
- Northern Pacific Railroad
- Northern Plains Railroad
- Nose-Poke Response (animal research)
- Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Federal Reserve Bank)
- Nozzle Pressure Ratio (jet engines)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Departing aircraft have to follow Noise Preferential Routes until they reach 4,oooft (1,212m).
At Heathrow, landing planes are alternated between each runway to ease disturbance to people in west London, and planes must fly through government- set corridors known as Noise Preferential Routes, which aim to protect built-up areas.