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Airport Noise

Post Date:01/10/2020 3:45 PM
Noise Complaint

From time to time, the City receives noise complaints from residents regarding air traffic operations in the area. In the event residents would like to notify authorities of noise complaints, please utilize the information below for airport noise stemming from Los Angeles International Airport and Hawthorne Airport.

To submit an airport noise complaint, please email the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) at this email address:

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Airport Noise

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) operates a noise and aircraft monitoring system in neighboring communities. They also maintain a 24-hour Aircraft Noise Complaint Response Office that utilizes the community noise hotline to identify problems as they emerge and to inform and assist community members. To report noise complaints, call LAX’s hotline at (424) 64-NOISE (424) 646-6473 or visit the LAX Noise Management website. For information on the modernizing efforts by LAX, view their Connecting LAX page.

Hawthorne Airport Noise

Hawthorne Airport (HHR) also maintains an Aircraft Noise Complaint hotline. To report noise complaints, call Hawthorne's Airport Noise Hotline at (424) 307-1810, or email. You can also visit the City of Hawthorne Airport website for more information on Hawthorne’s airport activities or submit a noise complaint online.

Councilmember Richard Montgomery is the City Council appointed Airport Liaison. He may be reached via email and can further assist in addressing and forwarding community concerns to both the LAX Airport and Hawthorne Airport representatives.

Scheduled of Upcoming Runway Closures: February 2020 - March 2020

The following table provides a schedule of runway closure activity for February 2020 through March 2020. To learn more about the specific change in aircraft operations associated with each runway closure, please click on the hyperlink below in the last column.



Time Period

Reason for Closure

Anticipated Change in Aircraft Operations

2/3 to 2/6

2/18 to 2/21

3/2 to 3/5

3/16 to 3/19

3/31 to 4/3

South Outboard Runway


12:30 AM – 6:30 AM


Potential Delay in Commencing Over-Ocean Operations


North Outboard Runway 24R/06L

1 AM – 6 PM

Extended Maintenance

Temporary change of runway for arrivals on North Complex, and some shift of operations from North to South Complex

2/13 & 2/14

North Inboard Runway 24L/06R

12:30 AM – 6:30 AM


Increase in outboard runway operations on North Complex and some shift of operations from North to South Complex






1 AM – 6 PM

Extended Maintenance

Increase in outboard runway operations on South Complex and some shift of operations from South to North Complex

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