Huge aircraft such as Airbus A380 creating higher level of disturbance, independent study finds, in blow to campaign for third runway at airport

Low-flying “super-jumbo” passenger planes have increased noise for some communities around Heathrow, an independent study has shown.

Research by PA Consulting, commissioned by Heathrow, confirmed complaints from residents that more planes were being concentrated on a flight path over Twickenham and Teddington, in the London borough of Richmond, with greatest disruption late at night and early in the morning.

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Source: Guardian Environment