Noise Abatement Procedures at North Central
The North Central State Airport is a noise-sensitive airport.
Please take a few minutes to review the recommended procedures and map of the noise sensitive areas.
The preferred calm wind runway for all operations is RWY 05-23. (winds less than 5 KTS)
Intersection takeoffs on all runways are to be avoided at all times.
Any training in the traffic pattern should be avoided between the hours of 10pm and 7am.
Engine maintenance run-ups prohibited from 7pm – 7am
Jet & Turboprop Aircraft:
Please refrain from using RWY 15-33 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) 333-8503 prior to, or as soon as possible after violating the procedure with an explanation.
Arriving or Departing Runway 05:
When flying left downwind- remain south and east of Interstate 295 to avoid Noise Sensitive Area.
Departing Runway 23:
Maintain runway heading for 1.1 miles prior to turning on course.
Departing Runway 33:
Upon departure turn left heading 300º while climbing to 1,500 ft MSL. Upon reaching 1,500 ft- continue on course
Thank you for helping North Central State Airport to be a good neighbor to our surrounding communities!