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Lawmakers Back New London Gatwick Runway

07/12/2009 17:53

AirlinesThe British Government should consider building an extra runway at London's Gatwick Airport rather than at the city's Stansted Airport, according to a report from a group of MPs.


The House of Commons Transport Committee said they were "not convinced that a national case for an additional runway at Stansted has been made."


The report said that delays in a decision on a second Stansted runway, coupled with the recession and declining passenger numbers meant that the runway would be unlikely to be completed before 2019.


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