Heathrow consults on plans for third runway and flight path design

Building a potentially shorter and cheaper third runway at London’s hub airport would still require the diversion of five rivers, says a new consultation

Heathrow's proposed third runway
The third runway would be built across the M25 motorway, with new lakes to provide flood control.

Heathrow airport has opened consultation on the practicalities of delivering a third runway.

The ten-week consultation opened on 17 January, alongside another on airspace management.

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