Aviation and the environment

Sustainable aviation, aviation noise, greenhouse gas emissions.

Guidance and regulation

  1. London airports: noise exposure contours on Ordnance Survey maps
  2. Night flight restrictions at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports, 2012 to 2014
  3. DXF noise exposure contours for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports
  4. Aircraft contrails
  5. Reducing the environmental impacts of ground operations and departing aircraft
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News and communications

  1. Lift off for electric planes - new funding for green revolution in UK civil aerospace
  2. Sustainable growth at heart of future strategy for UK aviation
  3. Planes fuelled by waste could take off from British airports
  4. UK secures historic deal to combat global aviation emissions
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Research and statistics

  1. Carbon abatement in UK aviation
  2. Economic impacts of night flights
  3. Survey of attitudes to aviation noise
  4. Noise exposure contours around London airports
  5. Airports Commission final report: noise
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Reforming policy on the design and use of UK airspace
  2. Heathrow north-west runway and air quality
  3. Heathrow north-west runway and noise
  4. Government response to the Committee on Climate Change report on reducing CO2 emissions from UK aviation to 2050
  5. Creating growth, cutting carbon: making sustainable local transport happen
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Total greenhouse gas emissions from transport
  2. Chemtrails and contrails
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