Runway extension public inquiry – urgent action needed

The public inquiry on George Best Belfast City Airport’s proposed runway extension is to get underway later this year. If you submitted a formal objection to the airport’s planning application for the runway extension, you should have received a letter from the Planning Appeals Commission asking you whether and how you wish to be represented at … [Read more...]

Department of Environment calls for new inquiry

The Department of Environment has submitted a new request for a public inquiry into plans to extend the runway at George Best Belfast City Airport. The Planning Appeals Commission (PAC) refused to proceed with an inquiry last year. It wanted the department to produce more detailed environmental information about the likely noise impacts. It … [Read more...]

Residents alarmed as City becomes international airport

Local residents have expressed their alarm at the fact that seven new international routes are to operate from George Best Belfast City Airport. Dr Liz Fawcett, the Chair of the Belfast City Airport Watch Steering Group, says residents are angry that politicians are allowing the City Airport to be turned into an international airport. "It's … [Read more...]

Join BCAW’s ‘I’m voting for a quieter life’ election campaign

On 5th May, politicians will be standing in both Assembly and local council elections, so the election campaign and the election itself both give you a great opportunity to help influence future policy towards the airport. We’ve designed a poster which we’re asking you to print out and display prominently in your front window, so that it … [Read more...]

Judicial review over air passenger cap

Belfast City Airport Watch says it’s pleased that it’s been granted leave in the High Court to legally challenge the Environment Minister’s decision to remove the airport’s seats for sale limit. For more on the story, read the article on UTV: Judicial review over air passenger cap … [Read more...]