Parrallel runway will REDUCE Dublin night flights from 100 to 65

  • Parrallel runway will REDUCE Dublin’s capacity
  • Planning permission wil limit movements to 65
  • Current movements total 100

NewRunway_Dublin_f copyDublin Airport‘s public information and consultation event at Roganstown Hotel and Country club heard some details of the obstacles facing the construction of the parallel runway at Albin.

When planning permission was granted originally, a condition listed as “Condition 5” stated that on completion of the new runway, the average number of night time aircraft movements shall not exceed 65 per night (between 2300 and 0700).

The DAA confirmed to me that currently, the amount of movements within the same “night time” period are 100.

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On completion of the new Northern runway, the original runway ( Southern runway) will be the preferred runway to be used for departing aircraft when the winds are from the East.

When the winds are from the West, the Northern runway will be preferred departure runway. Slide attached showing the planned runway operation when completed.

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