New legal challenge to Heathrow’s third runway

Critics of London Heathrow Airport’s third runway have launched a legal challenge based on what they say are flaws in the runway consultation process. Governmental approval for Heathrow Airport Runway 3 was given at the start of 2009, along with approval for a future Terminal 6 to support it. Supporting its original Runway 3 decision, […]


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Critics of London Heathrow Airport’s third runway have launched a legal challenge based on what they say are flaws in the runway consultation process. Governmental approval for Heathrow Airport Runway 3 was given at the start of 2009, along with approval for a future Terminal 6 to support it. Supporting its original Runway 3 decision, the Department for Transport said it intended to offer a “robust” defence to the legal challenge.