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Transport minister Chikage Ogi and Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara agreed Wednesday on a draft proposal to build another runway for Tokyo’s Haneda airport, ministry officials said.

Ishihara agreed to give up on his own proposal to build a new runway off the current C Runway, saying the ministry’s proposal to build it south of the airport will allow it to handle more flights, according to officials with the Land, Infrastructure and Transport Ministry.

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