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Preparing for take-off - Manchester Airport's £1bn vision for the future

Manchester Airport has announced a £1bn plan to transform the site over the next 10 years.

Hundreds of jobs will be created and it's expected passenger numbers will rise by almost ten million by 2025.

Those backing the plan say it'll be an important part of the vision for the so-called Northern Powerhouse.

But environmental groups say the money would be better spent on greener forms of transport.

Our correspondent Ashley Derricott looks at what it'll mean for passengers and job-seekers: