NEWS Heathrow’s planes to use a steeper landing as they descend in bid to cut noise levels

Heathrow airport has announced new plans for a steeper landing approach for planes.

The planes are currently descending at an angle of three degrees on final approach however from the 14th September, an angle of 3.2 degrees will be introduced on a trial basis.

The measure introduced in a bid to cut noise levels for the west London residents.

Its taking place as part of 10 steps being trialled to improve the noise levels.