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London Heathrow braces for Olympics' influx
Security and capacity concerns high on agenda at London's main airport as athletes and fans arrive.
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2012 22:15

The first big test for the London Olympics will begin on Monday at the city's main airport.

London Heathrow Airport is busy even at the best of times, and the influx of athletes and fans could push its capacity to the brink.

Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports.

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