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Expansion

Heathrow will is consulting on its expansion project and new runway in a number of stages.

The first consultation, ran 17 January 2018 – 28 March 2018, sought views on our emerging proposals in terms of what the expanded airport could look like, how it might operate, and how we might best mitigate against the potential impacts, including proposals for compensation and noise insulation. The feedback is currently being reviewed and we will be used to as we continue to develop our proposals.

2019 Consultations

Airspace Future Operations Consultation (Jan 2019)

This Consultation is currently underway and visit our Airspace and Future Operations Consultation website for more information. https://afo.heathrowconsultation.com/

The Airspace and Future Operations consultation is asking local communities to help shape the airport’s plans for its future airspace – both for the existing two runways and as part of the proposed expansion. The eight- week Airspace & Fugure Operations consultation is running from 8th January until 4th March and will seek feedback on several key topics:

– Airspace change for an expanded Heathrow: the local factors we should consider in different geographic areas when designing future flight paths.

– Airspace change to make better use of our existing two runways: the local factors we should consider in different geographic areas when designing new flight paths for some aircraft arrivals on our existing two runways.

– Future operations for an expanded Heathrow: how we will operate our three runways in the future – this includes managing noise; respite through runway and airspace alternation; directional preference and night flights.

Airport Expansion Consultation (June 2019)

The consultation responses from Consultation 1 held in January 2018, will feed into a further consultation in June 2019, where views will be sought on the proposed scheme for expansion and how Heathrow will manage and mitigate the effects of this growth on local communities.The consultation in June 2019 is statutory and Heathrow is required by Government to hold it to determine our preferred plan for expansion.

To find out more about the expansion project please visit www.heathrowexpansion.com.