Consultation over proposed changes to flight paths

To accommodate the runway extension flight paths are having to be altered at Birmingham Airport Credit: ITV Central

Birmingham Airport is consulting people living nearby about proposed changes to its flight paths.

It is needed to accommodate the runway extension, which will open early next year.

The runway extension will open early next year at Birmingham Airport Credit: ITV Central

Planes would fly further away from Catherine-de-Barnes, Eastcote, Knowle and Meriden, but closer to some parts of Hampton-in-Arden, Barston and Balsall Common.

The airport is holding roadshows to explain how each community would be effected.