Lydd Airport expansion debate postponed
22.1.2008 (UK Airport News)
planning officers say they do not have enough information.
extend the runway at London Ashford Airport (LAA), at Lydd, on 30 January, however
council chief executive Alistair Stewart has said more information is needed on
ecological and noise issues. The meeting will be rescheduled for a date in 2 to
6 months’ time.
One is for a new terminal building to handle up to 500,000 passengers a year –
the equivalent of 10 flights a day – the other is for two runway extensions, together
444m (1,456ft) in length.
has ever had to determine and it is one that has wide-ranging implications. A
lot of complex and technical details have to be considered in applications of
this scale. We will be talking to the applicants about the additional information
we need, mainly concerning ecological and noise issues.’