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Airport Development Programme Update

07/10/2012

The Airport has recently submitted a planning application for the City Airport Development Programme (CADP) to Newham Council. 

The CADP aims to prepare LCY for the future and safeguard thousands of jobs, as well as creating thousands more and reinforcing the airport’s role as an international gateway to London and catalyst for the on-going regeneration of East London.

The expansion planned for the airport includes new aircraft parking stands to accommodate larger aircraft, a parallel taxi way to optimise runway capacity and a terminal extension. Crucially, the airport is not proposing a second runway, or any extension to the existing runway.

Benefits accruing from the growth of the airport would include:

  • 1,500 new jobs in the airport and its partner businesses, and an extra 500 jobs in the construction of phase of the CADP
  • A potential direct contribution to the UK economy of £1.5bn by 2023
  • Facilitation of inward investment into the London Borough of Newham and the wider east of London as a whole

The application is currently available to view and comment on via the London Borough of Newham’s planning website.

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@goantolondon hi there, you need to get to the airport at least 30 mins before your flight departs
@RichardJohn the last flight arrives at 12.15, if you need more info on your flight please get in touch with airline http://t.co/AvhFR0TDE6
@WIredale Morning, those are our operating hours all year round
@arusbridger you can find airline numbers here http://t.co/AvhFR0TDE6
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@nicky_bain Hi there, as it was left on a flight you'll need to get in touch with BA directly, number here 0207 646 0791
The Prudential Ride London will be take place this weekend with some road closures around Newham, check before travel http://t.co/xqrPDET8M5
We’re remodelling our departure gates with a modern open-plan layout & 600 extra seats, let us know what you think. http://t.co/nQHoHxMcTz
@jonny_pearson Sorry to read this, we'll certainly pass this on. Have you now left the departure lounge?
@emmakaneredleaf Sorry to read this, we can certainly pass this on
@jonny_pearson Sorry to read this, can you let us know which restaurant? Are you still in the departure lounge?
@Andrew7photo Hi, our t&c's state all images should be free of filters or digital enhancements, be sure you're uploading #NoFilter images
3.65 million passengers in 2014, 4.1m expected in 2015 – a 10% increase – let’s expand the terminal #LCYes http://t.co/ClSNHlSTxd
Calling all LCY passengers, are you in a long distance relationship? Do you travel from LCY to visit your partner, if so please let us know!
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@ShannonBNugent No problem, will do.
@Albannach1876 Great, thanks for taking the time to provide feedback!
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