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London City has had plans for a major expansion approved, which will result in an increase in bigger planes at the east London airport and around six million passengers a year going through the terminal.
Newham has backed plans to expand London City Airport but said it wanted a number of limits brought it.
Newham council said up to 2,000 vehicles were expected at a modified car meeting in Beckton on Saturday, disturbing residents by racing through the streets of east London.
However, in a joint operation with the police, barriers deterred drivers, while officers issued tickets and seized cars of those that did attend.
Plans to bring a floating village to the Royal Docks have been criticised by Newham's mayor over a lack of affordable housing.
Campaigners against London City Airport expansion fear years of night time disruption if a planning application is approved.