The Airports Commission has recommended that a new runway be built at West London's Heathrow Airport, providing that a "comprehensive" package of measures be undertaken.
The measures include a ban on night flights from 11.30pm to 6am, legally binding limits on noise, a new levy to fund insulation for homes, schools and other community facilities around Heathrow, and an independent noise authority.
After years of political manoeuvring over the future expansion of Heathrow Airport, there has been an important development this lunchtime.
Here are the key statistics in the Airport Commission's proposal for a new runway at Heathrow.
The Airports Commission is to publish its report and recommendations on whether an extra runway should be built at Gatwick or Heathrow.