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   Plans to double the size of one of Heathrow Airport\\\'s existing runways will go on show at a series of public meetings in the new year.    December 16, 2014

Plans to double the size of one of Heathrow Airport's existing runways will go on show at a series of public meetings in the new year.       

Heathrow Hub will display its vision in Harmondsworth, Ealing, Datchet, Staines, Iver, Windsor, Colnbrook and Cranford in January.

20/01/15 - Colnbrook Village Hall, Colnbrook Village Hall, Vicarage Way, Colnbrook, Berkshire, SL3 0RF. 13.00-18.00

The plans involve extending the length of the airport's northern runway to more than four miles, which campaigners say will reduce night-time noise over West London.

The proposal is one of three being considered by the Airports Commission. It is up against plans for building a new runway at either Heathrow or Gatwick.

Under the plans, the extended runway would be divided into two sections, separated by a 650-metre buffer zone, allowing planes to land on one part while others take off from the other.

A section of the M25 would need re-routing into a tunnel beneath the runway, which the plans' architects say would provide the opportunity to widen the road and ease traffic flows.

They say it would cost significantly less than building a third runway, which they claim would allow for higher compensation for those affected, and could be finished by 2023.

For more information and drawings click HERE

To visit the official Heathrow Hub web site go to www.heathrowhub.com

 

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