Robin Hood Airport wants night flight permission
19.6.2008 (UK Airport News)
Robin Hood Airport p
become a reality if councillors agree to bend existing planning rules preventing
louder aircrafts from taking off or landing between 23:00 and 07:00.
committee next Tuesday, which is due to hear a progress report on the airport’s
implementation of more than 100 planning conditions, reveals that Robin Hood bosses
are preparing a formal application to operate freight aircraft at night.
of Doncaster, according to a council document drawn up ahead of the talks. But
the newspaper says that idea of overnight cargo services operating to and from
Robin Hood Airport is likely to meet with fierce protests from local residents
– who have constantly complained about the noise of freight flights since the
terminal opened 3 years ago.