That’s according to evidence from researchers led by Imperial College London after analysing dates from people living near Heathrow.

The study looked at roughly 6.3 million people and 155,000 postcodes. and was based on cardiovascular hospital admissions.

Environmental noise can mean increased risk of sleep disturbance, which could damage the vascular system.

A Government consultation on long-term night flights policy from October 2025 is expected later this year.