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Under the flightpath - the noise debate

Farnborough Airport has become one of the first in the world to ban the planes that make the most amount of noise.

Its owners say it is to give some peace to those under the flightpath in villages and towns in Hampshire and Surrey but anti noise campaigners say it will make little difference.

Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse has been talking to both sides of the debate. He meets campaigner James Radley and the airport's chief executive Brandon O'Reilly.

Airport bans noisy planes, but flights increase

Farnborough Airport has become one of the first in the world to ban to planes that make the most amount of noise.

Its owners say it will help those living under the flightpath in in Hampshire and Surrey.

But campaigners say it will make little difference because the number of flights from the business airport are set to almost double.

Mike Pearse has been talking to campaigner James Radley, Brandon O'Reilly, Farnborough Airport's Chief Executive.

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