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Last Updated: Thursday January 15 2009 12:47 GMT

Vote: Should airports be allowed to expand?

Heathrow airport

Controversial plans for a third runway at Heathrow airport have got the go-ahead from the government.

Supporters are happy as they say the new runway will create new jobs and be good for the British economy.

Lots of people are angry though as they think having more flights coming and going will be bad for the environment and very noisy.

So do you think airports should be allowed to keep growing?

VOTE

Should airports be allowed to expand?

Yes - We need to keep up with the rest of the world

42.54%42.54%

No - We should make do with what we've got

57.46%57.46%

6147 Votes Cast

Results are indicative and may not reflect public opinion