BIRMINGHAM, England Oct 5 British Prime
Minister Theresa May said the British government would soon make
a decision on where to build extra airport capacity in southeast
"We will shortly announce a decision on expanding Britain's
airport capacity," May told the Conservative Party conference on
Two London airports, Heathrow, Britain and Europe's busiest
airport, and smaller rival Gatwick, have been battling for
government approval to build an extra runway.
May is expected to make an announcement on the repeatedly
delayed decision at some point in October, after it was pushed
back again following a June vote to leave the European Union.
(Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, writing by Sarah Young, editing
by Estelle Shirbon)