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  • Only Gatwick can deliver the economic benefits airport expansion would bring without the dramatic and unacceptable impacts on noise and air quality
  • Gatwick expansion would deliver an equal number of short haul and long haul routes and bring about greater net economic benefits


  • Gatwick achieves highest absolute reduction in CO2 emissions in the transportation sector for 2014 and 2015
  • Gatwick one of only two UK airports to be awarded triple certification to Carbon Trust Standard for reducing carbon emissions and water use, and improving waste management
  • Demonstrates  strong platform in place for Gatwick’s new “Carbon Tsar” to meet ambition of becoming UK’s leading low carbon airport by 2025 - the year a new runway could open


  • Majority of residents around Gatwick, and throughout both West Sussex and Kent continue to favour a second runway at Gatwick
  • Job creation the issue most associated with second Gatwick runway
  • Gatwick expansion also seen as best for local regeneration, cost to taxpayer, competition, quality of life for local communities; and speed and certainty it can be delivered

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