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New plans for 'Boris Island'

Brand new plans have been unveiled for a airport in the Thames Estuary - with six runways instead of the four originally proposed

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Boris: new plans show expanding Heathrow would be 'folly'

London Mayor Boris Johnson has given his blessing to the new six-runway option for a Thames Estuary airport, saying:

“This is further welcome argument in favour of the feasibility of having a new hub airport in the Thames estuary.

With so many options available for a multi-runway hub airport in a new location, it would be folly for the Airports Commission to give countenance to the prospect of expanding Heathrow, the most noise-polluting airport in Europe.”

– Boris Johnson, Mayor of London

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