More noise for residents during Heathrow runway repairs
expect prolonged aircraft noise for six weeks due to “critical” repairs.
departure runways are swapped daily.
path will now lose their half-day respite.
Richmond, north Feltham, south Hounslow and Isleworth will have longer periods
of noise from planes landing.
and Egham will get no break from the noise of aircraft taking off.
aircraft landing over Windsor and taking off over London, but this will also be
suspended during the repairs.
taxiways next to the northern runway could become unstable, causing the surface
to break up, the BAA said.
will not be welcomed and we want to convey our apologies to all affected.
is critical to the future safe operation of Heathrow.”
has asked BAA to finish the work on time.
will be watching BAA very closely as the relief offered by runway alternation
is priceless to local people.”
Temporary changes to Heathrow runway alternation for 6 weeks starting 13th Sept
Heathrow’s northern runway with the rest of the airfield. This means that Heathrow
will not be able to alternate daytime use of the runways as published during this
period, although night time alternation will be unaffected. On westerly operations,
BAA will use the southern runway for the majority of arrivals and the northern
runway for departures. 12.8.2010