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Officials from Denver will tell the Mayor today how he managed to successfully relocate Stapleton International Airport in 1989.
Despite a law suit against the city brought by local residents incensed by aircraft noise pollution, and opposition from major airlines who claimed demand for a new airport was non-existent, they successfully relocated the airport to a new site outside the city with room for 12 runways.
The team from Denver are also expected to meet with officials from the Davies Commission, who are considering where best to locate new aviation capacity in the southeast.
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