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London Heathrow best option for new runway, says commission report

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 05:50

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Extra capacity at Heathrow would add 40 new destinations and create 70,000 jobs by 2050, the commission says. But opponents say the increased noise and pollution would affect too many people.

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LONDON's Heathrow airport has been selected as the best option for a new runway in southeast England by a state-appointed commission, leaving a final decision on the controversial expansion with British Prime Minister David Cameron.

A third Heathrow landing strip northwest

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