Bad graphs: Gatwick needs a short-haul overhaul

Published: 1st Jul 2015

Heathrow is London's leading airport for short- and long-haul flights. Or is it Gatwick?

The chart on the left of this offering from the Airport Commission this morning was complimentary to Gatwick's 29% share of short-haul flights in London.

 

Airports Commission

 

Actually Gatwick deserves a smaller—not a larger—slice than Heathrow. Here's what the graph ought to look like:

 

Airports Commission Full Fact

 

We've notified the Airports Commission so they can correct the mistake.

 

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