Birmingham Airport runway proposal not shortlisted

Proposals for an expansion of Birmingham Airport have not been shortlisted as part of a report published this morning.

The Airports Commission report has looked at ways to maximise airport capacity.

Birmingham Airport chiefs would not build a second runway if the Heathrow expansion went ahead Credit: David Jones/PA

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However, it did say that Birmingham Airport could be considered as a potential option for a second new runway by 2050.

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Birmingham Airport not shortlisted for new runway

Proposals for an expansion of Birmingham Airport have not been shortlisted as part of a report published this morning. The Airports Commission report has looked at ways to maximise airport capacity.