Gatwick has revealed plans to use its emergency runway for routine flights. Under the plan, Gatwick says it plans to meet demand in the most sustainable way possible in the next 15 years. The airport said it will seek planning permission to widen the airstrip in order to bring it into full passenger use by the mid-2020s. The “master plan”, set to be initiated by Gatwick, would see the emergency runway widened by 12m (39ft) to comply with safety regulations and used for departures only. London Gatwick CEO Stewart Wingate said: “The plans would deliver additional capacity for Gatwick, which

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