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22 November

24 May

Meeting notes

24 May 2017 (310KB PDF)


Airspace Change Process (773KB PDF)

Climb Gradients (1.4MB PDF)

Heathrow NAP 2019-2023 Development Plan (575KB PDF)

22 March



23 November

Meeting notes

23 November 2016 (231KB PDF)


Expansion Planning Process Indicative Timeline (115KB PDF)

2016/17 Action Plan Review (338KB PDF)

A New Airspace Change Process (983KB PDF)

Steeper Departure Trial Update (955KB PDF)

Heathrow Vectors (1.1MB PDF)

Swanwick Airspace Optimisation (2.1MB PDF)

Other Documents

These slides were circulated to Forum members but not presented at the meeting.

Working Group Update Summary (577KB PDF)

Noise Monitoring Strategy (437KB PDF)

Night Flights Information Pack (1.4MB PDF)

Noise And Health Research Papers Update (167KB PDF)

21 September

Meeting notes

21 September 2016 (173KB PDF)


Phases Of A Departure (686KB PDF)

Working Group Updates (2.6MB PDF)

Voluntary Quiet Night Charter Status Update (1.8MB PDF)

Arrivals Efficiencies Work (588KB PDF)

ACL Slot Coordination (1.1MB PDF)

6 July

Meeting notes

6 July 2016 (160KB PDF)


HCNF Working Group Updates (1.1MB PDF)

Heathrow Slightly Steeper Approach Trial Summary (332KB PDF)

HCNF Met Office Presentation (2.8MB PDF)

18 May

Meeting notes

18 May 2016 (227KB PDF)


Heavily Populated Areas (257KB PDF)

Respite Research Outline (1.3MB PDF)

Voluntary Quiet Night Charter (632KB PDF)

14 April

25 January

Meeting notes

25 January 2016 (226KB PDF)


Government Attendance at the HCNF (162KB PDF)

NLR - data verification (1.8MB PDF)

Previous meeting notes and presentations can be found here.



5 November

Meeting notes

5 November 2015 (226KB PDF)


NLR - data verification (1MB PDF)

14 September

Meeting notes

14 September 2015 (297KB PDF)


NLR - Data verification (1MB PDF)

Initial data analysis (6MB PDF)

Noise impacts - trial reports (2MB PDF)

Teddington and Twickenham data analysis (13MB PDF)

8 July

Meeting notes

8 July 2015 (316KB PDF)


CAA - Airspace regulation (4MB PDF)

Heathrow - A380 introduction (502KB PDF)

BA - Take-off profiles (630KB PDF)

CAA - A380 noise levels (315KB PDF)

Heathrow - Steeper approach trial (1MB PDF)

18 May

Meeting notes

18 May 2015 (316KB PDF)


Noise infringements (773KB PDF)

Noise modelling (2.5MB PDF)

13 April

13 April 2015 (305KB PDF)


Date verification options (316KB PDF)

2 March