New plans for flight paths at Farnborough

Under the new plan there'll be dedicated flight paths for aircraft landing and taking off.

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Number of flights from Farnborough could double

It's a private airport for the executive jets of the rich and famous. But anti-noise campaigners say plans to change the flight paths for Farnborough Airport will mean misery for those living underneath the routes in Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey.

Under the new plan there will be dedicated flight paths for aircraft landing and taking off. It means areas like Fleet and Church Crookham will see less flights overhead. But small villages like Crondall and Ewshot would see an increase.

The number of flights from Farnborough could almost double to 50 thousand over the next five years. Our Transport Correspondent, Mike Pearse, reports.

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