Consultation outcome

Airports Commission: appraisal framework

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Airports Commission appraisal framework

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Appraisal framework consultation responses summary

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Detail of outcome

Our appraisal framework is the outcome of this consultation on the draft framework. The framework sets out how the Airports Commission expects the scheme designs for additional airport capacity announced in December 2013 to be developed and how the schemes will be appraised. Scheme promoters have until 14 May 2014 to send updated scheme designs to the Airports Commission.

In addition to the framework the Airports Commission has also published a summary of responses received to the consultation.

Original consultation

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Summary

The Airports Commission’s appraisal framework setting out how scheme plans for additional airport capacity are to be developed.

Documents

Consultation description

The appraisal framework sets out in detail how the Airports Commission expects the scheme designs for additional airport capacity announced in December to be developed, and how the schemes will be appraised. This consultation invites responses on the draft framework which consists of 4 inter-related elements:

  • the Commission’s objectives, against which options will be assessed and on which its final recommendations will be based
  • a refreshed scheme design for each short-listed option, to be used as the starting point for appraisal
  • a business case and sustainability assessment for each option, incorporating the information needed to make informed assessments against the Commission’s objectives
  • a set of appraisal modules explaining the methodologies that the Commission proposes to use in assessing options