Heathrow Airport has won approval for the construction of a new runway, the U.K.'s Transport Department [l: said in a statement Tuesday. Business and local communities have waited for more than a decade for the government to decide whether to expand either Heathrow Airport or Gatwick Airport. Heathrow's new runway is expected to bolster the wider economy by up to �61 billion ($74.6 billion) and create up to 77,000 local jobs, the Transport Department said.
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