About the Bristol Airport planning application

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Bristol Airport has submitted an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate against the council’s decision to refuse planning permission for the expansion of the airport.

On Monday 11 January, PINs formally started the appeal process and published the initial details and timetable. The inquiry will start at 10am on Tuesday 20 July and is currently scheduled to run for 40 sitting days, with a two-week break scheduled from Monday 16 to Friday 27 August, and a further week's break from Monday 20 to Friday 24 September.

The inquiry venue is the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare.

The inquiry is being held in a blended format, with participation through physical attendance at the venue and virtually via MS Teams. It will also be streamed live on YouTube and recordings from each session will be available.

More information

Please see our frequently asked questions for more details.

You can also find out more on the Bristol Airport inquiry website, where you will find news and documents relating to the inquiry and the links to watch the sessions.