Original post was published on December 24, 2014 with update to include the latest final Airports Commission report results on July 1, 2015.
London has been suffering from over capacity for many years. While many assessments and studies were performed, a concrete solution has not been finalized. Many ideas such as expanding London Gatwick Airport (IATA Airport Code – LGW), building a new airport at the Thames and building a new runway(s) at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) have been floating around with many opponents. Back in November, a former Concorde captain Gwyn Topham introduced a new advertising campaign for his radical idea named the Heathrow Hub. What is it about?