VIDEO: Gatwick Airport CEO responds to announcement of third runway at Heathrow

Stewart Wingate, chief executive officer at Gatwick Airport (photo supplied by Gatwick Airport)

Stewart Wingate, chief executive officer at Gatwick Airport (photo supplied by Gatwick Airport)

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Gatwick Airport’s chief executive officer (CEO) has said he is ‘disappointed’ by the government’s announcement to proceed with a third runway at Heathrow.

CEO Stewart Wingate said they will still continue to offer the government an alternative plan to Heathrow.

London Gatwick Airport posted the video statement on Twitter this afternoon (October 26).

Mr Wingate added: “We plan to invest £1.2 billion over the next five years making Gatwick an even better airport.”

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