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The government is pushing plans for a third runway and a sixth terminal. The fifth terminal will open soon. The fifth terminal on its own is the third biggest airport in Europe. When the go-ahead for a fourth terminal was given in 1979 Glidewell, the Chair of the Inquiry, stated, "In my view the present levels of noise around Heathrow are unacceptable in a civilised society." Right first time. The fourth terminal was given the nod on the grounds that that was it. No fifth terminal. Ever. It seems all governments, not just the present one, are terminal liars.