Monthly Archives: August 2018

Will Heathrow’s Third Runway Take Off?

by Hazel Nash

The Heathrow Northwest Runway Masterplan found in the Department for Transport (June 2018) Airports National Policy Statement
The Heathrow Northwest Runway Masterplan found in the Department for Transport (June 2018) Airports National Policy Statement

As many of us are enjoying the delights of national airports at this time of year, (particularly Ryan Air customers[1]), the expansion of Heathrow Airport is facing mounting challenges.

Following the approval by the Government’s economic sub-committee, of the plans to extend Heathrow Airport, as set out in the Airports National Policy Statement (ANPS), Friends of the Earth filed papers with the High Court on 6 August 2018 challenging the lawfulness of the policy. Continue reading Will Heathrow’s Third Runway Take Off?