Bournemouth International airport
Some general information about Bournemouth Airport (also known as Hurn Airport):
Airport Owner: Manchester Airport Group (MAG – also owns Manchester, East Midlands and Humberside).
Airport Operator: Manchester Airport Group (MAG)
Airport website: http://www.airportbournemouth.co.uk/
Airport Master Plan: May 2007. Bournemouth Airport Master Plan Consultation was in 2006
Key details of Master Plan:
It states: “We do not currently anticipate any need for modification to the runway and taxiway system in the period 2015 – 2030.” and “We do not need additional land in order to meet the Government’s aspirations for Bournemouth Airport,”
It states: “The White Paper, published in 2003, suggests that Bournemouth could
grow to between 3 and 4 million passengers per year by 2030. In 2005/2006 we were
close to 1 million passengers.”
Airport Consultative Committee:
(not easy to find past papers ….)
Bournemouth Airport. Flights and CO2 emissions.
Analysis of flights, routes, and top 10 destinations from Bournemouth Airport in 2011. Also carbon emissions.
And passenger growth and numbers over the past 15 years. http://www.awsw.co.uk/allco2/BOH_co2.html
UK Airport Statistics: 2012 – annual (Table 10.3) Terminal Passengers 2002 – 2012
Air Transport Movements
2009 4 (down – 76% on 2008)
Airport Contact Details:
Bournemouth International Airport Limited
BH23 6SE Tel: 01202 364000
Multimap: Map for BH23 6SE
Runway length: The airport has one runway, which is 2,271 metres in length.
Local community group: East Dorset Friends of the Earth
Business Aviation: Number of business flights (= private jets)
CAA statistics, annual figures - Table 3.1
UK Air Passenger Demand and CO2 Forecasts (Nov 2007)
The numbers for Bournemouth are (page 108):
Low forecast: 2005 – less than 1 million
2015 – 2
2030 – 4
Central forecast: 2005 – less than 1
2015 – 3
2030 – 5
High forecast: 2005 – less than 1 million
2015 – 3
2030 – 5
Local Authority: Bournemouth Borough Council
Airport. A 16 week public consultation has been launched by the airport on its
draft plans to manage aircraft noise and review the measures currently in place.
The plans are part of a European Union directive that requires all main sources
of environmental noise – including airports, major roads, railways and urban conurbations
with more than 250,000 residents – to produce Noise Action Plans. The consultation
period ends on 21st October. More …..
have a rude awakening next summer should newly proposed timetables get the go-ahead.
Thomson Holidays and First Choice, have announced they want to incorporate new
routes to Turkey, Corfu, Tunisia and Sharm el Sheikh. Many of these will arrive
at night, often around 1 – 2 am. The airport has an annual quota for night flights
and is allowed some, as long as the quota is not exceeded. More …..
a £45m project to expand Bournemouth Airport. The project had been delayed after New Forest National Park requested a judicial
review into Christchurch Borough Council’s decision to allow the project to go
ahead.Work on the new terminal is now expected to go ahead following an April decision
by the High Court who heard the application from New Forest National Park. The
Dorset Echo reports MAG have set a target of Spring 2010 for the completion of the project.Peter Duffy, managing director at the airport told the newspaper: &lquot;We were originally
hoping to fast track the building work but this was delayed by various factors
beyond our control, such as a need to satisfy the requirements of some statutory
consultees and the application for a judicial review by the New Forest National
Park.&rquot; He added: &lquot;However, now that we have this additional funding secured,
we will be able to move on to the next phase of the redevelopment within the next
three or four weeks.&rquot;article
- 21-08-2007 Easyjet flying high with new ski route
- 11-08-2007 Airport gets set for alicante with ryanair