London Gatwick Airport proceeding with plans for second runway

28 April, 2020

London Gatwick Airport CEO Stewart Wingate reported the airport is proceeding with plans to covert an emergency runway into a fully functioning second runway despite the impact of coronavirus on its operations (crawleynews24.co.uk, 27-Apr-2020). Mr Wingate stated: "We've set ourselves with a challenge of in 2021 going forward with a public consultation and then subsequently going in to the planning process with a view to getting the planning permission sometime during the course of 2023".