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Re: Island airport.
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Newsgroup: uk.transport.london
Posted by: John Rowland
2008-06-17 11:43:05

> From:
> http://www.thisislocallondon.co.uk/display.var.2342685.0.lost_rivers_and_island_airports_mayor_boris_livable_london.php
>
> "...And people living under Heathrow's flight path might be keen on an
> audacious plan to move the airport to an offshore island in the Thames
> Estuary.
>
> The proposed project would cost 30billion according to the Thames
> Estuary Airport Company (Teac), who believe the project could be
> solely funded by the private sector.
>
> The site would be about three miles northeast of Minster on the Isle
> of Sheppey.
>
> While the idea has not been formally supported by the Mayor, it is
> understood he is keen in exploring the possibility.

Since the Thames Estuary is not part of London, is it the mayor's business
to explore the possibility?


 

 

 

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