Noise Compatibility Committee

Noise Compatibility Committee Opening

The City of Naples Airport Authority is seeking a total of three (3) volunteers to serve on the Noise Compatibility Committee to fill the following seats:

  1. One member resident who is an active general aviation or commercial pilot.
  2. One member resident from the Airport’s Northeast quadrant area (that area extending north and east from the intersection of Airport Pulling Road and Radio Road, inclusive of Grey Oaks, Wyndemere and Golden Gate Estates).
  3. One member resident from the Airport’s Southwest quadrant area (that area extending south and west from the intersection of Airport Pulling Road and Radio Road, and south of Fifth Avenue North, inclusive of Brookside and Royal Harbor).

All Applicants must be electors in Collier County, Florida.

The Committee is charged with studying airport noise compatibility methods and recommending to the Authority programs toward resolution of complaints.  The Committee meets at least three (3) times a year.  The selected applicant will serve through March 2025 effective upon appointment by the City of Naples Airport Authority Board of Commissioners.

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Applications must be received no later than 12:00 Noon on February 5, 2021.  Public interviews of candidates will be conducted at the Regular Meeting of the City of Naples Airport Authority scheduled for March 18, 2021, at 8:30 AM, in Council Chambers at City Hall. For more information, contact Diane Cooper, Deputy Executive Director, at 239-643-0733 or

Established in 1997, the Noise Compatibility Committee comprises local residents and volunteers who donate their time and expertise to help maintain a high quality of life in Naples.

The nine-member committee meets regularly to review the Airport Noise Abatement Program and make appropriate recommendations to airport staff and the authority. Committee members and airport staff are available to give presentations and answer any aircraft noise-related questions.

Noise Compatibility Committee Voting Members
Andrew Bennett County Commission
Bruce Byerly Active Pilot 3/31/2021
Harvey Cohen County at Large 3/31/2023
Russell Tuff Northeast Quadrant 3/31/2021
Gary Price Vice Mayor-City Council 2/6/2022
Chris Auron, Vice Chair Northwest Quadrant 3/31/2023
Ernest Linneman Southwest Quadrant 3/31/2021
Cliff Holland, Chair City at Large 3/31/2023
Richard Krawczun Southeast Quadrant 3/31/2024

To contact the representative for your area or for more information about the Noise Compatibility Committee, please call Diane Cooper, Deputy Executive Director, at (239) 643-0733 or email

Noise Compatibility Committee 2021 Meeting Schedule

  • January 28
  • May 4
  • November 4