public inquiry lasted six months - the biggest in Doncaster's history.
may be able to fly to cities like Paris from Finningley
finished a year ago and the government has been looking at the evidence
ever since before finally reaching its decision.
York, Paris, London - Doncaster?
Peel Holdings want to operate flights to major European destinations.
runway at Finningley is also long enough to cater for flights further
afield to the US or Caribbean.
The airport will cost £80m to build.
will be similar in size to Manchester airport
could be operational as soon as 2004.
hoped the airport will create 7,000 jobs.
will aim to handle 2m passengers each year by 2014.
would make it around the same size as East Midlands airport, Leeds
Bradford and Liverpool John Lennon.
airport by comparison carries 18 million passengers a year. Heathrow
has 65 million a year.