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  • 34% of UK export goods by value to global markets outside the EU and Switzerland travel via HeathrowSee the full calculation, here.
  • Up to 40 new long haul destinations: Impact of airport expansion options on competition and choice (Frontier Economics, 2014)
  • Regional and Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland jobs and economic benefits breakdown: Regional Distribution of Employment and Economic Impacts (QUOD, 2015)
  • Up to 40,000 local jobs: Heathrow Airport North West Runway: Business Case and Sustainability Assessment (Airports Commission, 2014)
  • Breakdown of 16,100 Scotland jobs by area: Distribution of Employment and Economic Impacts of Heathrow Expansion in Scotland (QUOD, 2016)
  • 10,000 apprenticeships with Heathrow expansion, double the number without: The Promise of Heathrow: Heathrow’s vision for growth (Heathrow, 2014)
  • Up to 94,900 jobs in manufacturing: 
  • 38 UK Airports support Heathrow expansion: Regional and Business Airports Group (RABA) (consisting of 32 member airports), Leeds Bradford, Liverpool John Lennon, Newcastle International, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Belfast International Airport.
  • Heathrow expected to be connected to 5 rail lines and an easy connection to HS2: Taking Britain Further, Volume 1 (Heathrow, 2015).
  • Heathrow expansion will deliver up to £187bn in economic benefits across the UK by 2050: Economic benefits based on regional proportions applied to the updated UK estimate of £187bn to take into account Government’s latest demand forecasts (Quod, 2017).