He’s at it again – Boris Johnson’s big plan for a Thames estuary airport just won’t go away

On several occasions during the last year London Mayor Boris Johnson’s scheme for a huge new airport in the Thames Estuary has ‘made waves’. But however many times it is ridiculed it keeps on bouncing back. With a change of government imminent the choice is becoming clear – Heathrow or the Estuary airport. But there are indications that a low key one or two runway airport might be constructed in the first instance. Would that be practicable? Almost certainly not.

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