Gatwick consults on air change

Residents living near one of our busiest airports could be getting some respite from aircraft noise with possible changes to airspace around Gatwick Airport.

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Gatwick residents could get respite from aircraft noise

Residents living near Gatwick Airport could be getting some respite from aircraft noise. Plans about changes to the airspace have been published by Gatwick bosses and air traffic control company NATS.

Gatwick Airport near Crawley in West Sussex Credit: Press Assocation

The changes could mean less noise for residents, with aircraft climbing higher and more quickly on take-off and staying higher for longer when landing.

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