Detail of outcome
The revised draft Airports National Policy Statement incorporates changes since this consultation, including:
- updated noise analysis
- a new air quality plan
- government policy changes
- consideration to date of the responses to this first consultation
Consultation on the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement runs between 24 October and 19 December 2017.
Detail of feedback received
The February 2017 draft Airports National Policy Statement consultation received 72,239 responses. OPM Group have produced a summary of consultation responses.
The government believes that the need for additional capacity in the south-east of England is best met by a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport.
The planning policy framework which the applicant for a north-west runway at Heathrow Airport would have to comply with in order to get development consent is set out in the draft Airports National Policy Statement.
We are seeking your views on the draft Airports National Policy Statement.
If you have comments about the consultation process, please contact the independent consultation adviser.
Consultation information events
We are also holding consultation information events. At the events you can speak to officials and ask about the Heathrow expansion and the draft Airports National Policy Statement.