Germany’s Hesse Administrative High Court has approved a plan by Fraport AG to build a fourth runway at Frankfurt Airport, clearing the final hurdle to the $5.7 billion plan. Back in July 2002, Fraport announced plans to complete a fourth runway north of the airport by the end of 2006, which would have increased the number of hourly landings from 80 to 120 (DAILY, July 9, 2002). The runway was being built to accommodate Lufthansa’s order of Airbus A380s and keep Frankfurt competitive ...


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