Gatwick vows to start building second runway by 2020

The announcement is the latest salvo in the battle between Heathrow and Gatwick to win government backing for airport expansion.

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New runway would kick start 'Olympic-style boost'

Leading architect Sir Terry Farrell claimed a new runway would kick start an Olympic-style boost for the economy of South London.

Computer generated image of a two-runway Gatwick

Sir Terry has been commissioned to draw-up plans for expanding the airport as part of a new campaign called "Gatwick Obviously".

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