Aerial View of London City Airport (Photo: London City Airport)

London Airports Facing Capacity Crisis Within the Next Decade

On Tuesday, the Government of the United Kingdom released the revised draft of the Airports National Policy Statement. The new draft is forecasting that four out of five of the major airports that serve the capital city of London will reach full capacity within the next ten years. It is anticipated that all five will be full by the 2030s. The airports in question, Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and City, have all seen an increase in passenger numbers over the…