Australian Standard AS 2702 Acoustics - Methods for the Measurement of Road Traffic Noise - Australian Government

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate an airport lessee company, or if you are the occupier of an airport site. You may also require this standard if you intend to undertake construction or demolition work at an airport.

An airport lessee company must monitor the levels of pollution present in air, water or soil at the airport and the level of noise generated at the airport. An occupier of part of an airport site must provide all reasonable assistance to the airport lessee.

This standard specifies methods for the measurement of road traffic noise and for the collection of associated data and outlines the minimum instrument requirements and the preferred scales of measurements. Explanation is also given for the procedure for selection of measurement sites and the non-acoustic data which are to be recorded in conjunction with the acoustic measurements.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports
Aviation Environment

Act(s) name

Airports Act 1996 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Airports (Environment Protection) Regulations 1997 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Aviation and Airports
Aviation Environment

Operating address:
111 Alinga Street
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address:
GPO Box 594
Australian Capital Territory 2601




02 62747111


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