Our library holds documents we've submitted to the Airports Commission as well as consultation and other related documents

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The Airports Commission published its final report setting out its recommendations to government for expanding aviation capacity in the UK - 1 July 2015.

Below you can find a list of all our documents which formed part of Gatwick Airport's submission to the Airports Commission. We recommend that you view these documents from a desktop as some of the file sizes are very large.

Response to Airports Commission consultation on air quality - 28 May 2015

Response to Airports Commission consultation on air quality 
Appendix 1 - Summary of air quality assessments of proposals for a third runway at Heathrow
Appendix 2 - Air quality assessment of construction of proposed runway 3 – 2025 opening
Appendix 3 - Air quality assessment of construction of proposed runway 3 – 2029 opening
Appendix 4 - Air quality assessment of operation of proposed runway 3 – 2025 opening: Heathrow Airport growth forecasts 
Appendix 5 - Air quality assessment of operation of proposed runway 3  - 2029 operation: Heathrow Airport growth forecasts 
Appendix 6 - Air quality assessment of operation of proposed runway 3 – Airports Commission growth forecasts
Appendix 7 - Air quality assessment of operation with a second runway in 2025 - Gatwick Airport 
Appendix 8 - Technical report in response to Airports Commission consultation - congestion charge
Appendix 9 - Technical report in response to Airports Commission consultation: air quality – road traffic modelling

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Response to Airports Commission consultation - 3 February 2015
(published 14 July 2015) 

Response to Airports Commission Consultation  
Executive summary

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General appendices

Appendices 1-10

Appendix 1  - ICF technical report - Strategic fit: traffic and forecasts
Appendix 2 - InterVISTAS  - The importance of airport competition on air fares paid by consumers 
Appendix 3Gatwick Airport Ltd - Supporting traffic & competition analysis 
Appendix 4CTAIRA - Supply side issues & the London market 
Appendix 5RPS - Strategic Fit: Fit with wider spatial & socio-economic development strategies 
Appendix 6Oxera - Economy impact analysis 
Appendix 7RPS/Optimal - Local economy: employment & housing report 
Appendix 8 - Arup - Surface access report 
Appendix 9ERM - Air noise report 
Appendix 10Ian H Flindell & Associates - Ground noise report

Appendices 11- 20

Appendix 11Arup - Air quality report
Appendix 12RPS - Biodiversity Report
Appendix 13Gatwick Airport Ltd - Development of an indicative habitat and landscape plan
Appendix 14RSK - Carbon technical report 
Appendix 15 - CH2M Hill - Water & flood risk report
Appendix 16RPS - Place: Heritage Report
Appendix 17 - RPS - Place: Landscape, townscape & waterscape report 
Appendix 18RPS - Place: Land use & land cover report 
Appendix 19Helistrat - Place: Waste report 
Appendix 20RSK - Heathrow NWR landfill report

Appendices 21-30

Appendix 21ERM - Quality of life report
Appendix 22RPS - Community report
Appendix 23EC Harris - Cost & commercial technical report 
Appendix 24Arup - Operational efficiency & passenger experience report 
Appendix 25Reid Aviation - Air space & operational concepts report 
Appendix 26DFS - Fast-time simulation report 
Appendix 27Arup - Operational risk report 
Appendix 28Bechtel - Construction delivery report 
Appendix 29Bechtel - Project execution plan 
Appendix 30 - Bechtel - Second runway construction animation (Link to You Tube)

Appendices 31-41

Appendix 31EC Harris - Heathrow NWR critique
Appendix 32ERM - Sustainability assessments review
Appendix 33Arup - Energy & utilities report
Appendix 34ERM - Geo-environmental report
Appendix 35Gatwick Airport Ltd - Pledges to the local community 
Appendix 36 - Gatwick Airport Ltd - Runway options, consultation, report of consultation July 2014
Appendix 37Gatwick Airport Ltd - Further information on Gatwick’s revised phasing strategy
Appendix 38Farrells - Place-based economic benefits report
Appendix 39Gatwick Airport Ltd - Momentum grows for Gatwick 
Appendix 40Gatwick Airport Ltd - Connecting the UK’s regions to the future. Faster
Appendix 41 - Gatwick Airport Ltd - Response to CAA draft runway policy, December 2014

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Updated scheme design submission - May 2014  

SD1 Strategic Argument
SD2 Master Plan 
SD3 Engineering Plans
SD4 Mitigation Strategies
SD5 Development Strategies
SD6 Surface Access

General appendices

Appendix A1 London Traffic Report
Appendix A2 Technology Aviation Industry
Appendix A3 - No document submitted
Appendix A4 Local Economy Impacts
Appendix A5 Operational Efficiency - Master Plan 1/2
Appendix A5 Operational Efficiency - Master Plan 2/2
Appendix A6 Airport Surface Access Strategy
Appendix A6 Surface Access
Appendix A7 Air Noise
Appendix A7 Air Noise Figures - see below
Appendix A8 Ground Noise  
Appendix A9 Air Quality
Appendix A10 Biodiversity
Appendix A11 Carbon
Appendix A12 Water and Flood Risk 1/4
Appendix A12 Water and Flood Risk 2/4
Appendix A12 Water and Flood Risk 3/4
Appendix A12 Water and Flood Risk 4/4
Appendix A13 Place 1/6
Appendix A13 Place 2/6
Appendix A13 Place 3/6
Appendix A13 Place 4/6
Appendix A13 Place 5/6
Appendix A13 Place 6/6
Appendix A14 Quality of Life
Appendix A15 Community
Appendix A16 Financial Case
Appendix A17 Capital Cost Forecast
Appendix A18 Land Valuation
Appendix A19 Commercial Facilities Requirements
Appendix A20 Construction Programme Risk Profile
Appendix A21 Programme Risk Management
Appendix A22 Construction Delivery Transition
Appendix A23 Engagement Strategy
Appendix A24 Engagement Charter - June 2014
Appendix A25 Operational Risk
Appendix A26 Airspace
Appendix A27 Public Safety Zones
Appendix A28 Consultation Document
Appendix A29 Fuel Strategy
Appendix A30 Planning Context
Appendix A31 Waste
Appendix A32 Energy
Appendix A33 Geo Environmental
Gatwick Letter 14.05.14 - AC LGW 051

Air noise figures appendices

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Other submission documents

Gatwick Response to AC Discussion Paper 7 - Delivery of New Runway Capacity - 15 August 2014 

Gatwick Response to AC Discussion Paper 6 – Utilisation of the UK’s Existing Airport Capacity
- 25 July 2014 
The case for Heathrow: A reality check - 10 December 2013 
Response to the Aviation Noise Discussion Paper - 06 September 2013 
Proposals for providing additional runway capacity in the longer term - 23 July 2013
Appendices relating to the above proposals document - 23 July 2013 
Presentation to GATCOM - 23 July 2013 
InterVISTAS Assessing Connectivity report - 17 July 2013 
Response to paper 4 on airport operational models - 11 July 2013
Aviation and climate change paper - 16 May 2013
Short and medium term options paper - 16 May 2013 
Aviation connectivity and the economy paper - 18 April 2013 
Proposed sifting criteria submission - 15 March 2013 
Demand forecast paper - 15 March 2013 
Letter of intent from Stewart Wingate to Sir Howard Davies - 28 February 2013 
Gatwick Airport to submit connectivity and capacity options to the Airports Commission 
- 28 February 2013 
New deal for London Gatwick is better for passengers and airlines - 17 October 2012

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Consultation documents

Our main consultation document ‘A Second Runway for Gatwick – Our 2014 Runway Options Consultation’ gives full details of our runway options and contains all the information you will need to respond to the consultation. We also produced a summary document ‘Consultation Summary – An introduction to our runway options Consultation’.

Gatwick Airport report of consultation - July 2014
Ipsos Mori Runway options consultation report - July 2014
High resolution noise contour plan for Option 3 - revised for 95 mppa - July 2014
Consultation document: ‘A Second Runway for Gatwick – Our 2014 runway options consultation’
Consultation document: Plan 0A-3C (layout, boundary and noise contour plans)
High resolution noise contour plan for Option 1
High resolution noise contour plan for Option 2
High resolution noise contour plan for Option 3 
High resolution noise contour plan for Gatwick 2012 
Consultation summary: ‘An introduction to our runway options consultation’


Other related documents

Other documents, which do not form part of the consultation, are provided here for information purposes only:

Connecting Britain to the Future. Faster - a summary of Gatwick's compelling case for a second runway. 
Connecting London and the South East to the Future. Faster -  Why Gatwick is the best option for London and the south east. 
Gatwick Airport’s Assessment of Heathrow North-West Runway: Air Noise - 3 November 2014 
Engagement Charter for local landowners and occupiers  
Property market support bond summary document (please note that this will be updated to reflect our new pledge announced on 24 July) 
Home owner support scheme summary document (please note that this will be updated to reflect our new pledge announced on 24 July) 
Noise insulation scheme summary  
Report by David McMillan - December 2013 flooding  
Access Gatwick (airport surface access strategy)  
Decade of Change (main document) 
Decade of Change (latest annual report document) 
Gatwick 2012 Master Plan