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Edinburgh Airport diversions and noise

Back in March we received a note through our door saying that there was going to be maintenance on the main runway at Edinburgh Airport. It would take place overnight, and would mean that the night time flights would have to be diverted to a backup runway. This meant they would have to fly over the south west corner of the city, and therefore our house.

I thought at the time it all seemed sensible and the period of time wasn’t too bad, and to be honest we’ve grown to live the with sound of large, low flying jets over our house throughout the night. However now and again the noise is incredible, like last night.

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