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Canberra okays plans for second Sydney international airport

Mr Turnbull arriving at a press briefing in Sydney to announce plans for the city's second international airport on Dec 12. He says that the need for an airport in western Sydney has been obvious for many years.


SYDNEY is to get its second international airport after the Australian government approved plans on Monday, ending decades of indecision over a facility that will initially handle 10 million passengers a year.

Badgerys Creek in the city's western suburbs had already been...