The Australian government has approved a second airport for Sydney after decades of debate. The airport will be built at Badgerys Creek in Western Sydney. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Australia needs the new airport because Kingsford-Smith Airport is reaching capacity. “Sydney’s airport is the gateway to Australia’s largest city and accounts for 40% of international arrivals and 50% of international air freight each year. If no action is taken on a second airport, ...

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