During the pandemic, the number of flights in and out of Newcastle Airport (and across the globe) has fallen dramatically.  The benefits for the environment and global warming have been significant and the reduction in noise pollution has been huge. BUT, THE NOISE IS BACK!

The aviation industry - including Newcastle Airport - is in dire financial straits and is desperately trying to claw back its losses, trying to get back to where it was before covid.

The aircraft are flying again, the noise has returned and emissions will rise and further accelerate global warming
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Aviation has a troubling history of being less than truthful about its impact on the environment.  Find out more here 

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International flights have been ommitted from UK carbon budget calculations until now, skewing CO2 emission calculations.

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Piecemeal plans for expansion at UK airports threaten efforts to limit climate change.

Reduce your carbon footprint
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Ecopassenger.  Compare the energy consumption, the CO2 emissions and other environmental impacts for planes, cars and trains in passenger transport.
http://www.ecopassenger.org/   

Find out more about Ecopassenger here  
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Skyscanner. If you do fly, use Skyscanner to find flights - it will show you the carbon footprint for each available flight before you book.
https://www.skyscanner.net   
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Emissions from aviation and associated activities are affecting the environment badly.  Only a small percentage of people in the UK and across the planet use aviation but its effect is much larger and damages us all

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How and why the noise from Newcastle Airport become worse for people living close to flightpaths.

If you want to complain click here.   If you want to support our campaign to reduce Newcastle Airport's noise and environmental impact, click here
 

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Aviation - flights from and into Newcastle Airport - can affect your health wherever you are.

 

Find out how this happens and what the risks are

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Stay Grounded: What the aviation industry tells you and what it DOESN’T tell you or want you to know.  Find out what you need to know about decarbonisation promises and false solutions. See factsheets on: Efficiency; Electric Flight; Hydrogen; Biofuels; E-fuels  here