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Australia approves second Sydney airport

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The Australian government Tuesday gave the go-ahead for a second international airport for Sydney, ending decades of indecision with a move predicted to boost the national economy.  

The Australian government gives the go-ahead to a second international airport for Sydney, a move expected to boost the national economy

Prime Minister Tony Abbott confirmed that Badgerys Creek in western Sydney will be the site of the new airport, with planning to start immediately and construction from 2016.

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