London’s airports urgently need extra capacity, but finding the best locations for new runways—and deciding if the city needs a single, main hub airport—are likely to be major subjects for debate in the coming years. All three of London’s major airports, Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted, are making a determined push for expansion in their submissions to the U.K. Airports Commission. The commission, set up by the coalition government in 2012, has begun examining proposals for expansion from ...

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