London's Heathrow Airport will submit a planning application for its controversial third runway in 2019, after the project secured government backing in October. “Heathrow is to commence the preparation of a planning application to expand the airport with a new runway. The application is intended to be formally submitted in 2019, after the government has designated the National Policy Statement,” Heathrow Airport said Dec. 12. The airport will consult closely with local ...

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