Heathrow's third runway: noise grows, but will it happen?

Heathrow's third runway: noise grows, but will it happen?

Beijing : China | Sep 06, 2012 at 11:32 AM PDT
Source: The Guardian
Views: Pending
Stefan Wermuth/Reuters Somehow, the noise never seems that bad from the actual airport...But in Hounslow, the London borough under the flight path for Heathrow 's two runways, the planes loom unfeasibly large as they come in to land, with the background engine noise building up every ninety seconds... FULL ARTICLE AT The Guardian
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Credibility
  • Wait... Flag

News Stories

  • Divided loyalty: MP or minister?

    It is a fact of life that politicians, even in the age of 24-hour news, cannot be in two places at one time. But for ministers, who have a double life serving the government and their constituencies, it is not uncommon for their sat-navs to point in...
  • If the new runway can't be at Heathrow airport, what are the alternatives?

      Guardian Unlimited
    New runways in the home counties or Thames estuary or expansion of Gatwick or Stansted are among the solutions proposed...Bar the politics, the most deliverable option, to be funded through private investment...Puts another swath of west London...
  • Heathrow third runway – timelime of events

      The Guardian
    April 2009 Councils, residents and environmental groups representing several million people launch a legal challenge against the government's plans. December 2009 The House of Commons transport committee endorses the government's plans , "in view of...

More From Allvoices

Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.