New worries over crowded skies

DESPITE growing concern over numbers of planes in our skies, aviation bosses cannot say how many are today flying over Suffolk - or how many more will in future.

DESPITE growing concern over numbers of planes in our skies, aviation bosses cannot say how many are today flying over Suffolk - or how many more will in future.

Observers put the figure as high as 1,200 a day over the Ipswich and Felixstowe area, creating noise, air pollution, vapour trails which block out the sun, and that number could double in the next 20 years.

For the full story - and to find out the official response to the concerns, see tonight's Evening Star.

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