Jet airliners could land at Dunsfold Park
been issued by prospective Guildford Lib Dem MP Sue Doughty.
for repair were already well on the way.
immediate focus would be to progress the site’s underlying permanent aviation
and business consent following its failed bid to build 2,600 ‘green’ homes.
details about the type of aircraft that could be involved in the scheme.
be considered in more detail over the coming weeks and months".
was likely to be the “fallback” position if the eco-settlement plan was refused.
for maintenance, flight-testing and repair of aircraft and is allowed a maximum
of 5,000 aviation movements a year.
on the site and is set to commence the upgrade of instrument landing and positioning
systems," Mrs Doughty claimed.
in air traffic which will include larger planes."
she had studied showed that a longer flight path would be needed, which would
force large aircraft to approach the runway low over Cranleigh.
past, these planes will be much bigger and noisier and will have a huge impact
on the village," she said.
will see a major increase in demand for runways as athletes arrive not only for
the Games, but for training in the UK ahead of the event.
with the demand and Dunsfold would provide a convenient landing point for athletes
heading off to their training bases across the south east of England."
Dunsfold Park about the aviation activity proposed and feared it could be difficult
for Waverley to resist.
it has permission for annually and the aircraft using Dunsfold now are relatively
small," said branch spokesman Kathy Smyth.
planning permission to introduce these landing systems and bring these bigger
in flight numbers in the longer term and if it opts to focus on air freight then
that decision will probably be made by the Infrastructure Planning Commission
policy and of having a substantial working airport in the borough
maintenance, repair and ancillary operations. Hangarage and apron parking, data,
air shows, photographs, history, and contacts. “