Protect Wanaka

New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has quantified the climate and air quality impacts of aviation, broken down by emission type, altitude and location. The MIT team found...

Despite messages to reduce air travel, Wellington Airport is planning for 25 per cent more flights by 2040.  Its plan for a $1 billion upgrade, released yesterday, says the airport also has a...

Passengers using Wellington Airport can expect to be bussed to their aircraft during a billion-dollar revamp. The 20-year redevelopment will also involve the airport effectively flipping its international and regional terminals. The northern...

A debate on climate change has exposed divisions between the leaders of three South West councils over Bristol Airport’s proposed expansion. Both Bristol city and South Gloucestershire local authorities support the...

Editor’s note: The following story is the first in a two part series regarding the formation of an opposition group to the possible expansion of the Middleton Municipal Airport. The group...

The work of five committees tasked with developing a plan for the future of the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport continues, with one of the groups issuing a recommendation last week to proceed...

Etched across the sky, long white lines reveal the high-altitude paths airplanes take to their destinations. But that’s not all these vapour trails signify. Most of the concern about air travel’s...

Turning Wanaka Airport into an international destination would “devastate” Wanaka, according to a visiting American airport builder. Jim Head has been laying down runways and taxiways in the United States for...

Bulletin of the World Health Organization  When the Australian federal government approved plans to build a second international airport in Sydney two years ago, Professor Evelyne de Leeuw, director of the...

[National Geographic News, 10/10/10] There’s a new fear of flying: You’re more likely to die from exposure to toxic pollutants in plane exhaust than in a plane crash, a new study...