ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS BRIEF: The economic benefits of Heathrow airport expansion ...

The economic benefits of Heathrow airport expansion would be outweighed by the environmental, social and personal costs of an extra runway, according to the London Borough of Hillingdon, which covers the airport site. Heath-row is one of four South-East sites being considered by the Government for aviation growth. The council cited noise levels, pollution, road congestion and stress on public transport as some of the key issues.

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