Noise charge model
Zurich Airport levies noise charges per aircraft and passenger.
Each aircraft is assigned to one of five noise categories based on noise measurements. Charges are levied accordingly.
Airport of Zurich Noise Fund
Flughafen Zürich AG has the right to refinance all costs resulting from flight operations through charges.
The costs incurred due to aircraft noise are refinanced via the Airport of Zurich Noise Fund (AZNF). Details on the various charges are available here.