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Legal challenge to Southend Airport plan dismissed
THE LEGAL challenge to Southend Airport’s runway extension has been thrown out.
The judicial review application by a campaigner against the runway extension plans was dismissed by a High Court judge this week, it was confirmed today.
Both the airport and campaigners Stop Airport Extension Now said they had received confirmation from the court about the judge’s decision.
It means plans to extend the runway by about 300m to accommodate bigger, more modern aircraft, are ready for take-off, bar a council agreement on the airport lease.
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