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Airports (Runways)

Volume 656: debated on Monday 26 March 1962

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asked the Minister of Aviation whether, before local authorities are asked to assume responsibility for airports, he will ensure that Turnhouse has runways capable of accepting Vanguards and possible future aircraft without the present diversions due to the lack of a second runway.

No. Diversions due to lack of a second runway are too few to justify the cost of a new runway.