Heathrow is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom and the busiest airport in Europe by passenger traffic.
Whatever capacity we have in airports such as Heathrow we need to make the smartest, most efficient use of what is a finite resource to drive our economy forward.
Any further delay in full throttle Government support merely serves to keep British business grounded.
Exporters in the West Midlands are powering not just our local economy but the national economy as well. That’s why the expansion and success of Heathrow, the UK’s largest port, is so important for West Midlands businesses and jobs.
Those 30 Chambers of Commerce, together representing 40,000 businesses, are all backing an expanded Heathrow.