Following the vote by Eastleigh Council to approve the extension to Southampton Airport runway we’ve received lots of offers of support and new members. So many people are concerned about how much noise pollution would impact their lives. People are also worried about the impact of expanding aviation on climate and the risk of furtherContinue reading “AXO update – keeping you informed”
In the early hours of the morning of 10th April, Eastleigh councillors voted 22 for, 13 against and 1 abstain regarding the Southampton Airport unway extension. This is a disappointment to our campaign but we are taking advice as to our options for future action. We have heard airport-supporting claims that we cannot address environmentalContinue reading “Eastleigh full council votes to support runway extension”
The region affected by the noise contour for the flights enabled by the extended runway is considerable and we believe that more than 20,000 people are completely unaware of the plan that will severely impact them. The contour shown in the map above covers the areas where the 16-hour average noise is at least 51dB.Continue reading “Are you sure you are not under the flight path?”
How do we know you aren’t making up all these stats about numbers of flights and people affected?Don’t take our word for it! All the facts and figures we are quoting about potentially 48 A320 jets per day and the 46,000 people to be affected by noise above 51dB are taken directly from the documentsContinue reading “Myths busted”
We compare Southampton with the UK’s 8 largest regional airports for noise, number of passengers, number of onsite jobs and financial benefit.