AXO update – keeping you informed

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”

Myths busted

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”

The myth about reduced emissions because of fewer car journeys

Does a bigger Southampton airport with less need to drive to more distant airports offset flight carbon emissions? In its public information displays prior to submission of the original planning application the airport gave an example of routes to Bordeux from Southampton and from Gatwick. Although Southampton Airport has stopped using this argument – becauseContinue reading “The myth about reduced emissions because of fewer car journeys”

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