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News report: Heathrow’s flight plan causes turbulence

Words: Huw Morris

Expanding Heathrow Airport will be a mega project lasting nearly 30 years. Yet considerable obstacles could leave it grounded, reports Huw Morris.

If the masterplan for expanding Heathrow Airport delivers what it promises, many of those who first read it will either be retired, nearing retirement or dead. That’s if it is allowed to deliver.

The scheme, staggered across four phases over 28 years, will not be completed until 2050. The scale of the disruption envisaged is enormous.

Chief points in the masterplan include a new 3.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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