Government paves way for 400m runway extension at Birmingham Airport
have received a resounding approval from the Government.
to grant planning permission for the scheme.
plans will have the full go ahead.
a go ahead, which is good news.
East and America and this is vital to the economy and well-being of the region.
explained how it planned to counteract noise pollution and to protect the environment.
guarantees that were made by the airport.
by allowing long-haul flights which will bring better business links.
not to "call-in" the planning application, is an important milestone in providing
an extension to the airport’s runway, and the airport company now looks forward
to progressing the project."
pleased that the Secretary of State feels this is a decision that does not need
her scrutiny and that can be determined by Solihull Council.
I look forward to working with the airport to see the proposals being implemented
as soon as possible."
by the Secretary of State’s decision as it seems clear the Government are content
on the destruction of the climate and we can see that through their decision to
expand Heathrow Airport.
would have been called in."
that the Secretary of State have not given us the opportunity to bring the issues
surrounding the extension of the runway to a public inquiry.
give a clear signal that the Government really wants to get to grips with the
climate change issue."
Birmingham Airport plan prepares for take-off – 400m extension allowed
Council. Birmingham Airport had to resubmit its proposed Section 106 agreement,
which explained how it planned to counteract noise pollution and to protect the
environment. The planning committee approved the 400-metre extension in December
– subject to the amended guarantees now agreed. Expansion will enable bigger jets
to fly non-stop to long-haul destinations. (B’ham Post)
Birmingham Airport runway extension plans approved
the runway, subject to planning gain constraints on noise and environmental protection,
to be agreed at a later meeting. In a unanimous vote they agreed to grant planning
permission providing the Section 106 agreement met their approval. They said they
had to consider the needs of the airport and the business sector, which wants
B’ham to compete on the ‘global stage’.(B’ham Post)
Solihull Council to consider Birmingham Airport’s runway extension
and tunnelling of a section of the A45 Coventry road; a new air traffic control
tower; revisions to the existing fuel farm; a new exit taxiway; the treatment
of obstacles; and the diversion of services and watercourses.