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Would you be happy to accept a new flight path over your home to allow aviation to grow?

Would you be happy to accept a new flight path over your home to allow aviation to grow?  Campaign to Protect Rural England are running a national survey until 1 st  June that asks this and other questions about aircraft noise.  https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/cpreaviation CPRE produced this ‘Flight Blight’ document earlier in the year http://www.cpresussex.org.uk/campaigns/gatwick/item/3069-flight-blight-the-environmental-and-social-costs-of-aviation-expansion Department for [...]

2020-05-16T16:14:07+01:00 May 5th, 2020|

CAGNE continues to work hard in preparation for when Gatwick Airport returns to normal operations with 285,000 flights a year and a master plan for growth.

Stop Gatwick Expansion CAGNE continues to work hard in preparation for when Gatwick Airport returns to normal operations with 285,000 flights a year and a master plan for growth. At present, Gatwick has stopped its ‘behind closed doors’ meetings with your local authorities and rail and road agencies concerning plans to rebuild the emergency runway [...]

2020-05-16T16:12:39+01:00 March 29th, 2020|

Gatwick Expansion Plans

The court decision concerning Heathrow expansion is to be challenged by the backers of Heathrow. The Airport Commission found unanimously in favour of Heathrow expansion for many reasons including the lack of work force, poor infrastructure and not the economic answer for our country to prosper – nothing has changed. Gatwick expansion with 3 runways [...]

2020-05-16T16:07:19+01:00 March 8th, 2020|

The Government’s Head Commissioner invites Sussex, Surrey and Kent residents to a talk about Gatwick Airport aircraft noise

Aircraft noise is a problem for millions of communities up and down the country, as well as overseas.  No matter how many airlines tell you that planes are far quieter than they were, the government department itself has found that intolerance towards aircraft noise has grown. As a result of investigation by the Airports Commission [...]

2020-05-16T16:04:30+01:00 February 19th, 2020|

Please write to the Secretary of State for Transport or your Members of Parliament

Please write to the Secretary of State for Transport or your Members of Parliament and state that the growth proposed by Gatwick Airport from the main runway is part of a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) under the Planning Act 2008 examination. Download suggested letter here Call In Standard letter The planned main runway growth [...]

2020-03-08T09:00:14+00:00 January 5th, 2020|

Gatwick Airport Announcement for Expansion

"This is simply a second runway by stealth," says CAGNE in response to the Gatwick Airport announcement on the 18th July that they intend to use the emergency runway on a regular basis which will create a 36% increase in aircraft movements and put around 70m passengers and workers on the M23 and single railway [...]

2019-07-20T22:28:27+01:00 July 20th, 2019|

On, Wednesday 26th June, an environmental campaign was launched by CAGNE

On, Wednesday 26th June, an environmental campaign was launched by CAGNE and we ask for your support. 'Pledge to Fly Less ' hopes to raise awareness of what flying is doing to our planet as planes burns fossil fuel.  How aviation is heavily subsidised as it avoids paying VAT and duty on fuel, whilst less [...]

2019-07-06T21:44:53+01:00 July 6th, 2019|

CAP 1616 Consultation on Route 4 – Stage 2

This the CAGNE response to the CAP 1616 consultation on Route 4 stage 2 - it is extremely unfair that Gatwick have chosen to only consult those under Route 4 leaving those under other westerly routes vulnerable to noise being moved as suggested in the Gatwick stage 2 paper. Stage 3 - the public consultation [...]

2019-06-17T22:14:09+01:00 June 17th, 2019|