A European ‘Day of Action’ on aviation happened across Europe on 10 June 2006.
The action demonstrated that airport nuisance and airport expansion threats are
widespread and sent a message to politicians and decision-makers that protestors
are not just ‘nimbys’ who are happy for their problem to solved by sending flights
In Britain there were events at Heathrow, Stansted, Luton, Southampton, Bristol
Abroad, events included Brussels, Amsterdam (Schiphol), Athens and several French
There was extensive press coverage of the events.
For more information including links and pictures, contact us.
airspace north of London.
end of Waterloo Bridge.
to their concerns about the changes to airspace associated with new flight paths,
and new stacking areas for Stansted, Luton and London City airports. Many people
will be coming from rural areas of Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Hertfordshire and
Essex – in order to demonstrate to NATS their opposition to changes to be inflicted
be attending the event and speaking briefly.
NATS in their London office, on the north side of Waterloo Bridge.
picnics and network with others from elsewhere in the affected areas.
Sarah at AirportWatch.
once the NATS proposals come into effect. For those in rural areas, where the
ambient background noise is very low, aircraft noise, even at 5,000 feet or so,
will be very noticeable and intrusive. Others will find themselves on a new flight
path, with the potential to be over-flown repeately by many planes, hour after
hour and day after day.
would have ended in May) was extended to 19th June.
Noise) has useful information,