Heathrow, Gatwick In Front Of Line For Expansion

By Tony Osborne
Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
December 23, 2013

London needs another runway by 2030 to cope with increasing air traffic demands, but its ultimate location will be shaped by the changing trends of air travel.

That is the crux of the decision facing the U.K.'s Airports Commission, which short-listed the city's two main airports, Gatwick and Heathrow, as the potential locations for a new runway in the interim report published Dec. 17.

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