To Add Capacity, Gatwick Calls For Using Standby Runway

LONDON—Gatwick Airport’s new draft master includes a controversial plan to use the standby runway to provide additional capacity. The airport, the second busiest in the UK and one of the busiest single-runway facilities in the world, handled more than 45 million passengers between 2017 and 2018...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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