The go ahead's been given to expand Lydd Airport.
The scheme was dubbed one of the most controversial projects in the South East.
Management at the London Ashford International airport at Lydd wanted to extend the runway and build a new terminal building to cater for half a million passengers a year. But campaigners said it would devastate the local environment.
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