Aviation and the environment

Sustainable aviation, aviation noise, greenhouse gas emissions.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Aircraft contrails

News and communications

  1. Sustainable growth at heart of future strategy for UK aviation

    • Department for Transport and Civil Aviation Authority
    • Speech
  2. Planes fuelled by waste could take off from British airports

    • Department for Transport and Office for Low Emission Vehicles
    • News story
  3. UK secures historic deal to combat global aviation emissions

    • Department for Transport
    • News story
  4. Sustainable aviation

    • Department for Transport
    • Speech
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Policy and engagement

  1. Reforming policy on the design and use of UK airspace
  1. Heathrow north-west runway and air quality

    • Department for Transport
    • Policy paper
  2. Heathrow north-west runway and noise

    • Department for Transport
    • Policy paper
  3. Carbon abatement in UK aviation

    • Department for Transport
    • Independent report
  4. Survey of attitudes to aviation noise

    • Department for Transport and Civil Aviation Authority
    • Independent report
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Transparency

  1. Economic impacts of night flights

    • Department for Transport
    • Research
  2. Noise exposure contours around London airports

    • Department for Transport
    • Research
  3. London airports: noise exposure contours on Ordnance Survey maps

    • Department for Transport
    • Map
  4. DXF noise exposure contours for Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted airports

    • Department for Transport
    • Map
  5. Total greenhouse gas emissions from transport

    • Department for Transport
    • Transparency
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