Solihull Council to consider Birmingham Airport’s runway extension
Airport’s controversial plan to extend its main runway.
will hear the arguments for and against the £130 million scheme.
because it will allow BIA to offer non-stop flights to China, India and the west
coast of America and open up access for regional companies to lucrative overseas
say people living near the airport will be subjected to more noise and carbon
is required especially in light of the forthcoming Climate Change Act.
does not happen then there will be a distinct possibility that Birmingham International
Airport could become a de facto London Airport.
new chief executive, Paul Kehoe, has already stated that the extended airport
could be Heathrow’s third runway.”
Government will have the final say on the expansion scheme. A public inquiry is
likely to be held at that could delay completion for at least six years.