Tomorrow, Tuesday 20 September, Farnborough Airport will open a consultation on its proposals to change the way the airport is operated. The deadline for submitting a response is Wednesday 18 October.
The consultation is seeking views on the following proposals to change:
• The existing annual flight limit from 50,000 to 70,000 flights per year
• The existing annual non-weekday flight limit from 8,900 to 18,900 flights per year
• The operating hours on non-weekdays from 8am-8pm to 7am-9pm
• Restricted aircraft weight category from 50-80 tonnes to 55-80 tonnes, and increase the related amount of annual flights allowed within this category.
Further details on the consultation can be found at www.FarnboroughAirport2040.com and several drop-in consultation events will take place across the region, including one in Surrey Heath on Thursday 28th September at 4-8pm at Lakeside International Hotel, Wharf Road, Frimley Green, GU16 6JR.
“I know that many constituents will be concerned by these proposals, and I urge them to submit their views to the consultation before it closes on 18 October. I will also be visiting Farnborough Airport next month, and ask constituents to email me at email@example.com with details of any particular feedback they would like me to raise with the airport.”
For any questions or comments about the consultation, please contact:
Phone: 0808 164 6061