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Falkland Islands

Volume 958: debated on Wednesday 22 November 1978

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asked the Minister of Overseas Development when it is expected that funds will be made available to extend the airfield runway on the Falkland Islands.

It remains the case that the Government will at the appropriate moment commission the preliminary studies on an airport enlargement. However, the existing airport has been in operation for only a year and is adequate for such traffic as can be foreseen at present.