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Just a day after the closure of Manston, another airport in Kent has been given clearance for expansion.
The £25m project at Lydd will include a runway extension and new terminal building. Some campaigners say it could harm the wildlife around Dungeness. But a judge dismissed their legal challenge this morning.
ITV Meridian spoke to Hani Mutlaq from the Airport.
The High Court has decided that the proposed £25 million expansion of Lydd Airport should go ahead.
The expansion was opposed by campaigners who said the expansion, which includes a new runway, would damage nearby nature reserves.
A decision is due to be made over £25 million plans to upgrade Lydd Airport. Plans, which include a new runway, are being fought against by campaigners concerned at the impact on nearby protect wildlife areas.