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Proposed changes to dual runway operations

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Proposed changes to dual runway operations at Manchester Airport.

Dear All,

Please find below (and attached) information relating to proposed changes to dual runway operations at Manchester Airport. Please click on the file to download the publicity material

How we operate.

Manchester Airport has two runways. We currently use both runways during the day time, but planning permission does not allow us to use Runway 2 between 10pm and 6am, unless we are doing maintenance on Runway 1 or there is an emergency.

Communities asked us to keep the use of both runways at the same time to a minimum. Since Runway 2 opened we have been able to restrict our opening in the middle of the day and at the weekends. As our movement numbers have increased over recent years, we will need to change our hours for dual runway use to meet the needs of our business.

Why are we making these changes?

Our business is growing; in the last 12 months we have had more than 27 million passengers with larger aircraft and more flights. The changes will bring about more efficient operations, benefiting airlines and passengers by reducing delays, and offer us opportunities to bring down time when aircraft taxi, therefore reducing ground noise and emissions.

More information.

If you wish to speak to a representative of Manchester Airport about these changes they will be available at the following events.

Tuesday 17th October 2017 09:00 -13:30 hrs Shaw Heath The Welcome Café
Tuesday 24th October 2017 15:00-19:00 hrs Mobberley Rajar Building
Wednesday 25th October 2017 15:00-19:00 hrs Lach Dennis Lach Dennis Village Hall
Monday 6th November 2017 13:00-17:00 hrs Plumley The Plantation Garden Company Limited
Tuesday 7th November 2017 12:00-19:00 hrs Knutsford Knutsford Library
Monday 13th November 2017 15:00-19:00 hrs High Legh High Legh Village Hall
Wednesday 15th November 2017 15:00-19:00 hrs Ollerton & Marthall Marthall, Ollerton and Little Warford Village Hall
Wednesday 22nd November 2017 11:30-15:30 hrs Styal Earlams (Styal Village Store)

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