Britain government to built a new runway at London`s Heathrow Airport

Britain`s government on Tuesday backed plans to build a new runway at London`s Heathrow Airport despite opposition from senior cabinet ministers.

AFP| Updated: Oct 25, 2016, 16:59 PM IST

London: Britain`s government on Tuesday backed plans to build a new runway at London`s Heathrow Airport despite opposition from senior cabinet ministers.

"In a major boost for the UK economy the government on Tuesday announced its support for a new runway at Heathrow -- the first full-length runway in the south-east since the Second World War," said a government statement.