Heathrow capacity 'costs' £14bn

The UK economy is losing up to £14 billion a year in lost trade because of a lack of capacity at Heathrow, according to a new report published by the airport.

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Lack of space at Heathrow could be 'costing us billions'

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A lack of space to land planes at Heathrow airport is costing the UK up to 14 billion pounds a year in lost trade. A new report says the figure could rise. Bosses at the airport have been pushing for a third runway but government officials have ruled it out for the time being.

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