The owners of Gatwick Airport say they are preparing to launch a bid to build an additional runway.
They say by increasing the capacity at the Sussex site the government can avoid controversial proposals to expand Heathrow.
But the news is unlikely to be welcomed by those living nearby. Our correspondent Andrew Pate speaks to David Rowlands, Chairman of Gatwick Airport.
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