Cambridgeshire Council slams NATS air stack plans
21.5.2008 (UK Airport News)
in Cambridgeshire has been slammed as ‘flawed’.
traffic control company) has failed to carry out ‘any proper consultation whatsoever’
on proposals to replace the existing two stacks serving Luton and Stansted Airport.
of Cambridge, south of Huntingdon and east of St Neots, and two new ones for Stansted,
one of which would be over airspace south of Newmarket and north of Haverhill
councils about the proposals, has not given people long enough to respond to the
issue (the consultation was recently extended for four weeks), and had underestimated
how many people could be affected by increased aircraft noise.
engage with the public undermined the credibility of the process and gave the
impression that it had ‘prejudged’ the outcome.