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5 ­ Heathrow 3rd Runway
> One planning issue, the plans, stakeholders, and reasons for conflicts.


Plans:
- January 2009: announced by the Transport Secretary, that the UK government supported
expansion of Heathrow with a 3rd runway and sixth terminal building. The government
declared they did not intend for it…

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> Impact of economic activity on the environment.


Causes:
- Heathrow is one of the busiest airports in the world; generates 50% of UK
aviation emissions.
- In 2008: nearly 70 million passengers were travelling to and from Heathrow
annually.
- Transport infrastructure around Heathrow already struggles.


Effects:
- Heathrow…

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