The CAA's 'Post Implementation Review' of Departures from Gatwick Airport
You've probably not heard about this.
(This is not about the Airports Commission and their report about where to put the next runway. The deadline for responding to that Consultation is 3rd February and we will come back to you before then about it).
This 'Post Implementation Review' is a last-chance to comment on a 'Consultation' that took place in 2013 about new departure routes from Gatwick that have already been approved by the CAA (subject to the review).
If you live anywhere near the arrivals flight paths from the East (i.e. between East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells), or north of Gatwick, this is for you.
We have spent considerable time wading through the aviation-industry jargon (they love an acronym) and defining exactly what is proposed.
It's really not nice.
There are two main issues:
You can read our response in full here - (PDF - 2.8Mb)
Please do email Mark Swan at the CAA - mark.swan.GatwickPIR@caa.co.uk - cc'ing Mrs Anne Weston of the DfT - firstname.lastname@example.org - outlining your objections. Feel free to copy any of our letter for your own emails.
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I know it's a very busy time of year for everybody, but please do take a moment to let the CAA know your views.
December 31st 2014
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