Policy paper

Heathrow Airport expansion: summary document

Government sets out its support for a new runway at Heathrow airport, drawing on the Airports Commission's evidence and its own further work since December 2015.


Heathrow Airport expansion: summary document

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The government has announced a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport, in combination with a significant package of mitigation measures, as its preferred option to deliver airport expansion in the south-east.

This follows consideration of the Airports Commission’s final report and further work carried out by the government.

Published 25 October 2016