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Campaigners angry over Gatwick expansion plans

Campaigners against an expansion of Gatwick Airport say plans for a second runway are "horrendous" - and much larger than they were led to believe.

The proposals - set out in a 3000 page document - have been sent to the Airports Commission but have NOT yet been published.

It would see Gatwick almost triple in size - with passenger numbers up to 97 million a year - thats bigger than Heathrow. From Westminster - our Transport Correspondent - Mike Pearse sent this.


Sky Town, Kent?

London Mayor Boris Johnson has suggested that a new Kent airport could trigger major expansion. On his tour to India he said an offshore airport in the Thames Estuary may lead to schools, hospitals and further development.

We have an interview with Boris Johnson in India and response from Kent MPs Gordon Henderson and Mark Reckless - plus Kent County Council leader Paul Carter.