Birmingham Airport expansion

Birmingham Airport is expected to announce on 10th June that it is considering building a second runway.

It is in response to the Airports Commission which is looking at how Britain can meet demands for air travel in the future.

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Proposed site for second runway at Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport's proposed location plan for a second runway. Credit: ITV News Central

Birmingham Airport has released a map of the location where a second runway may be placed if the project goes ahead.

The airport wants to expand from nine million passengers to 70 million.

At present there are no definitive plans for a second runway.

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