Gatwick Airport CEO: Record growth and route development strengthen second runway proposal

12 September, 2017

London Gatwick Airport CEO Stewart Wingate called (11-Sep-2017) on the UK Government to support a second runway following the airport's record 4.9 million passengers handled in Aug-2017. Mr Wingate added: "Later this year, we'll be further adding to our more than 60 long haul connections with routes to Denver, Seattle, Austin, Chicago, Taipei and Singapore starting... As Gatwick continues to grow beyond 45 million annual passengers, we remain ready and willing to build our financeable and deliverable second runway". [more - original PR]