The government recognises that noise from aircraft taking-off and landing at night is often regarded by communities as the most disturbing form of airport operations.
The first part of the consultation is to formally propose to maintain the existing night flight restrictions for the designated airports (Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted) from 2022 to 2024.
The second part of the consultation, is to seek early views and evidence on policy options for the government’s future night flight policy at the designated airports beyond 2024.
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The consultation period will run between 2 December 2020 and 3 March 2021