London Gatwick Airport said Oct. 10 it had passed passenger and destination milestones far in advance of official predictions, as it continues a fight to win the planned new runway for the congested South East of England. A final UK government decision is expected within days as to where the new runway will be situated. An Airports Commission report last year strongly favored the construction of a third runway at London Heathrow Airport. However, Gatwick has kept up a stiff rearguard ...

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