Background to the strategic fit analysis in the Airports Commission's final report on increasing airport capacity in the UK.
Information about the contents of the reports contained on this page.
Strategic fit: updated forecasts
Updates the forecasts report produced before consultation and provides further sensitivities.
Stategic fit: forecasting airport demand - review of UK Airports Commission forecasts and scenarios
Looks at technical consultation responses relating to the Commission’s forecasts and scenarios and provides an independent review of the plausibility of the results in this area of the Commission’s work.
Strategic fit: review of consultation submissions - airline and airport competition impacts
Analyses in detail the more technical responses relating to the Commission’s work on airline competition.
Stategic fit: market response to airport capacity expansion - additional estimates airline responses
Building upon the analysis presented in the Commission’s consultation, the report provides further estimates of the competition benefits of airport expansion.
Strategic fit: scarcity rents and airport charges
Identifies the extent to which, and how, rising airport charges may be absorbed.
Strategic fit: on the mechanisms that can potentially influence connectivity outcomes in the UK
A review of the ways in which UK connectivity can be maintained eg safeguarding domestic routes.
Strategic fit: updated GDP/GVA impacts
Updates the wider economy impacts analysis published before consultation in light responses received.
Strategic fit: expert panelist review of alternative forecasting model
A review of the ICF London air traffic model report submitted by Gatwick Airport Ltd.
Strategic fit: expert panelist review of the Airports Commission’s forecasting model in relation to the alternative model provided in consultation
A review of the Airports Commission forecasting model reports in light of the review of the ICF London air traffic model report.
Strategic fit: letter to Lord Deben, Chair of Committee on Climate Change
A letter to Lord Deben, Chair of the Committee on Climate Change, outlining the economic appraisal of airport expansion in light of the recommended planning assumption that emissions from aviation do not exceed 37.5Mt CO2 in 2050.