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The breakdown of the monetised benefits from each option in the 'Adding Capacity at Heathrow Airport' consultation document' is given in table 4.3 (p79) of 'UK Air Passenger and Demand Forecasts report (November 2007)', available at:
The following table reproduces the figures for the three consultation document options. The 'producers' row of this table reports the change in airport operator's profits that could result from additional capacity at Heathrow.
|'Adding Capacity at Heathrow' consultation: breakdown of transport user benefits by option, NPV, 2006 prices( 1)|
|(1 )Figures are rounded to zero decimal places |
(2) Means a non-zero impact is estimated, but the result rounds to nought at zero decimal places
(3 )Means no impact has been estimated
The current approach to estimating 'producer benefits' does not take into account benefits to airlines of additional capacity over and above the welfare benefits to their passengers. However, the 'Delay reductions' row includes benefits of reduced delay costs to airlines due to additional capacity.