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Business case and sustainability assessment - Heathrow north west runway

Business case and sustainability assessment - Heathrow north west runway

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Sustainability, Environment, Development & Planning


Presents the business case and sustainability assessment of the Heathrow Airport Northwest Runway (LHR NWR) scheme, forming the evidence base of the Airports Commission's review of aviation capacity.


Supersedes Consultation document - Gatwick airport second runway, Heathrow airport extended northern runway and Heathrow airport north west runway (Airports Commission, 2014). Related to the following: Airports Commission - final report (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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