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Airports Commission - final report

Airports Commission - final report

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Sustainability, Environment, Development & Planning


Comprises the final report of a review of airport capacity, as part of the Airport Commission's purpose in identifying and recommending to the Government options for maintaining the UK’s status as an international hub for aviation.


Supersedes Airports Commission - interim report (Airports Commission, 2013). Related to the following: Review of the Airports Commission's final report (DFT, 2016); and Business case and sustainability assessment - Heathrow north west runway (Airports Commission, 2015).




Publisher History

The Airports Commission was established by the UK Government as an independent body to investigate the efficient use of existing airport capacity and whether there is a need to expand it. The Commission closed in July 2015 after producing its final report.



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