London Gatwick Airport has started acting on plans to develop its existing northern runway, which is currently used as a standby, so smaller aircraft can depart alongside its main runway by the mid-2020s. Gatwick expects to handle 46 million passengers in 2019; it is the world’s busiest single-runway airport and the UK’s second largest airport. It serves more than 230 destinations in 74 countries. Gatwick has actively campaigned for a new runway, but a new master plan released ...

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