The City of Northlake is a member of the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission or ONCC.

  • The ONCC partners with O’Hare International Airport, airlines, FAA and others to reduce aircraft noise within the O’Hare region
  • Manages one of the largest and oldest school sound insulation programs in the world
  • Supervises the nation’s leading residential sound insulation program
  • Monitors the Fly Quiet Program to reduce nighttime aircraft noise over residential areas
  • Meets with federal and state leaders to address aircraft noise issues through legislation
  • Advocates research programs that advance quieter aircraft technology
  • Investigates aircraft noise trends using a state-of-the-art airport noise management systems
  • Initiates dialogue on aircraft noise issues through community outreach, education programs and information channels
  • Promotes land use compatibility studies for O’Hare communities to foster sound economic deveopment

REPORT AIRCRAFT NOISE VIA INTERNET:  Aircraft noise intruding on your daily life?  You can quickly report an incident on an Internet-based complaint form designed by the Chicago Department of Aviation.  Go to to quickly reach the complaint site and to save the form as a bookmark.

O’Hare Noise Hotline 800-435-9569

Callers should be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Approximate time of noise event
  • Your name, address and phone number
  • Type of disturbance