New runways must be built, that is the message tonight from the man in charge of airport expansion. Sir Howard Davies said developing Heathrow or Gatwick, and a new airport in the Thames Estuary, is firmly on the agenda.
Campaigners living beneath the flightpath say extra planes and more flights will be unbearable and nothing short of an environmental disaster. The final decision will be made at the end of the year. Our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse reports.
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