Hundreds of workers have spent the night helping to resurface the main runway at Gatwick Airport. It is the busiest in the world and used by more than fifty planes an hour.
It is one of six months of overnight sessions to complete the job at a cost of £50M. With so much use the runway has to be resurfaced every twelve to fifteen years.
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The Airports Commission is to publish its report and recommendations on whether an extra runway should be built at Gatwick or Heathrow.
Wednesday morning's weather for the east of the region
Wednesday morning's weather for the west of the region