One can only assume that TimFitzgerald is on the board of GIP, owners of LGW.
The local MPs around the Gatwick area are already anticipating the deluge of protests at the prospect of the construction of the M35 which will be necessary if the 2nd runway is built at Gatwick. The M23/M25 just will not cope with a doubling of passenger traffic at the airport. Most of us already spend hours a week queuing on a four lane motorway.
Yes there might be a possible 150 destinations direct by train….Horley, Salfords, Earlswood, Three Bridges, Balcombe etc….