How To Guide

This is our ‘How To Guide’ On completing the consultation. The deadline for the consultation is 5th February 2021. But please do respond soon!

1

Familiarise

Read through the information and objections on this site and other sites linked on our information page

Visit the Consultation Site

This link (opens in new window) will take you to the Consultation Form for completion

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Complete

Answer the questions on the Consultation Form. Our recommended answers are below. Please feel free to copy and paste them or amend as required.

Recommended Answers

Question

1

To what extent do you agree that Option 1 is an acceptable solution for Runway 07 (easterly)?

Answer:

STRONGLY DISAGREE

The need for change is not justified. 

The proposed routing over a narrow swathe results in severe outcomes for those under that route, particularly when planes will be leaving the stack.

The proposed options offer no substantive choice and therefore do not constitute a meaningful consultation.  The consultation is flawed due to a lack of meaningful communication with council and parishes.

Question

2

To what extent to you agree that Option 1 is an acceptable solution for Runway 25 (westerly)?

Answer:

STRONGLY DISAGREE

The need for change is not justified. 

The proposed routing over a narrow swathe results in severe outcomes for those under that route, particularly when planes will be leaving the stack.

The proposed options offer no substantive choice and therefore do not constitute a meaningful consultation. 

The consultation is flawed due to a lack of meaningful communication with council and parishes.

Question

3

To what extent do you agree that Option 2 is an acceptable solution for Runway 07 (easterly)?

Answer:

STRONGLY DISAGREE

The need for change is not justified. 

The proposed routing over a narrow swathe results in severe outcomes for those under that route, particularly when planes will be leaving the stack.

The proposed options offer no substantive choice and therefore do not constitute a meaningful consultation. 

The consultation is flawed due to a lack of meaningful communication with council and parishes.

Question

4

To what extent do you agree that Option 2 is an acceptable solution for Runway 25 (westerly)?

Answer:

STRONGLY DISAGREE

The need for change is not justified. 

The proposed routing over a narrow swathe results in severe outcomes for those under that route, particularly when planes will be leaving the stack.

The proposed options offer no substantive choice and therefore do not constitute a meaningful consultation. 

The consultation is flawed due to a lack of meaningful communication with council and parishes.

Question

5

Do you prefer Option 1 or Option 2?

Answer:

DON’T KNOW

The need for change is not justified. 

The proposed routing over a narrow swathe results in severe outcomes for those under that route, particularly when planes will be leaving the stack.

The proposed options offer no substantive choice and therefore do not constitute a meaningful consultation. 

The consultation is flawed due to a lack of meaningful communication with council and parishes.

Question

6

If Option 2 is progressed, how frequently would you like to alternate between the routes, from the hold to the runway in use, to provide a degree of respite?

Answer:

OTHER

The need for change is not justified. 

The proposed routing over a narrow swathe results in severe outcomes for those under that route, particularly when planes will be leaving the stack.

The proposed options offer no substantive choice and therefore do not constitute a meaningful consultation. 

The consultation is flawed due to a lack of meaningful communication with council and parishes.

Question

7

If Option 2 is progressed, at what time of day would you like to change between the two routes from the hold to the runway in use?

Answer:

DON’T KNOW

The need for change is not justified. 

The proposed routing over a narrow swathe results in severe outcomes for those under that route, particularly when planes will be leaving the stack.

The proposed options offer no substantive choice and therefore do not constitute a meaningful consultation. 

The consultation is flawed due to a lack of meaningful communication with council and parishes.

Question

8

Technical Question (no requirement to respond). What classification of airspace would you like the high level additional controlled airspace to the north of Luton to be?

Answer:

THERE IS NO NEED TO RESPOND TO THIS QUESTION

Question

9

Technical Question (no requirement to respond). To what extent would your flight operations be impacted by the proposed Class D airspace, which is required to contain the RNAV1 Transition to Runway 07 north of Leighton Buzzard (PBN Route 2)?

Answer:

THERE IS NO NEED TO RESPOND TO THIS QUESTION

Question

10

If you have any other comments you would like to make, please provide them here

Answer:

The need for change is not justified. 

The proposed routing over a narrow swathe results in severe outcomes for those under that route, particularly when planes will be leaving the stack.

The proposed options offer no substantive choice and therefore do not constitute a meaningful consultation. 

The consultation is flawed due to a lack of meaningful communication with council and parishes.

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