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Ministers lay the foundations for Heathrow’s third runway

Surface transport needs and air quality concerns figure prominently in the DfT’s draft Airports National Policy Statement, which sets out the Government’s support for a new north-west runway at Heathrow Airport. Andrew Forster reports

17 February 2017


The draft National Policy Statement (NPS) on airports sets out the Government’s case for supporting a third runway and associated development at Heathrow Airport. It has been a long time coming: in July 2015, the Airports Commission recommended to ministers that a new north-west runway at Heathrow was the best way of delivering more airport capacity in the South East, outperforming the other two shortlisted options of a second runway at Gatwick, and an extended northern runway at...

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