All articles by Liam Stoker

Liam Stoker

The world’s longest runways

The rising popularity of mammoth aircraft has led to a drastic need for runways long enough to cater for them. As airports adjust to handle aircraft such as the Airbus A380, profiles some of the world’s longest commercial runways.

Boris Island or Birmingham: the solution to the UK’s airport capacity problems?

With the UK’s main airports, Heathrow and Gatwick, operating at capacity, how can this problem be solved efficiently? explores the open options, including Boris Johnson’s controversial and expensive island airport and renewed investment in Birmingham and Manchester airports.