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Why Heathrow needs a Third Runway

Well, this is my first post on this blog, and it’s about something that is frequently discussed, and close to my heart. Airports in the South-East of England, particularly in the London region, are close to capacity. 903 more words


Letter: Stopping Billy Bishop


Toronto has a nice little airport on its waterfront. The airport is on an Island. I like the airport. It used to serve private airplanes but a few years back an airline, Porter Air, started flying larger propeller craft from the airport. 352 more words


Heathrow resurfacing causes more night noise for residents

Residents living under Heathrow’s southern runway flight path can expect more night flights due to resurfacing work on the northern runway.

From 23rd March to 31st October, most aircraft flying after 10.30pm and before 6am will use the southern runway. 71 more words


Hillingdon UKIP outline plans for change in Brunel talk

Hillingdon UKIP representatives came to Brunel last week to discuss UKIP’s plans for change in the borough.

Jack Duffin, Chairman of the youth wing, spoke first about plans to build a high speed rail line through Hillingdon. 578 more words


Hillingdon Council challenges Davies on noise report

A group of MPs, councils and aviation campaigners came to the House of Commons today to launch an aircraft noise report that could change the course of the airport expansion debate. 269 more words


Three Ways To Know That The Airport Is Growing (2008)

1. You’ve read reports about it.

2. You’ve spotted preparations towards construction.

3. Your ticket has an additional three dollars added to
make the expansion possible. 15 more words


Plans to double night flights 'buried' in report

Hammersmith and Fulham councillors are furious after finding plans to double nights at Heathrow ‘buried’ in the recent Davies report.

Reports made by the Davies’ Aviation Commission, which is examining the need for extra airport capacity, show the number of planes allowed to land at the airport before 6am will increase from 16 to 35 as part of a trial due by 2015. 175 more words