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16 April 2014
A bumpy landing

Sydney will soon have a much-needed second airport. But the city already has a more conveniently situated hub nearby so any newcomer has a fight on its hands, says Monocle’s Phil Han.

It’s been one long 70-year wait but it looks like Sydney-siders can celebrate – the city is finally getting a second airport. The federal government has approved a AU$2.4bn (€1.6bn) plan for the new site that will be built…

Phil Han

Sydney

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