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Transtraxman – to any normal person the answer is yes, but the NIMBYs will ensure that neither is ever built.

Heathrow and Gatwick will become an irrelevance in the long run and our European cousins will benefit even more from our failure to act.

It takes less time for China to go from an idea for a new airport to the first plane landing than it does for the UK Government to make a decision on when to schedule the next meeting to kick airport expension even further in to the long grass.

We are the laughing stock of the world when it comes to indecision and inability to react to a changing aviation environment.

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