Nightly News   |  July 15, 2013

Mayor of London advocates for closing Heathrow airport

London mayor Boris Johnson says he wants to move Heathrow to a different location, outside of London. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> won't be easy, but the mayor of london wants to buy heathrow airport a, build upwards of 100,000 homes on the site and then move heathrow to a different location outside the city of london . heathrow is the size of 35 disney lands. it's the busiest airport in europe by far and near the top of the list worldwide. because heathrow needs more run twice grow, mayor boris johnson says now is the time to get this right. he says it needs to close due to noise, congestion and pollution.