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Stansted expansion not shortlisted by Airports Commission

A report by the Airports Commission favours expanding Heathrow or Gatwick instead of Stansted.

The three short-listed options include adding a third runway at Heathrow, lengthening an existing runway at Heathrow, and a new runway at Gatwick.

The commission, led by businessman Sir Howard Davies, will also consider a new airport in the Isle of Grain in north Kent.

Richard Bond reports.

  • 17 Dec 2013
  • From the section England