LYDD Airport development By: Kadir, Martina, Jana, Anna-Maria, Anita, Sara, Nora, Puja and Amanda.
Lydd Airport• Multi-million pound development• Improved passenger check-in and security facilities• The refurbishment also includes additional state-of-the-art CCTV• More than £30 million has now been spent on improving infrastructure and facilities at the airport.
What kind of airport is Lydd going to be? New runwayRunway will be extended to 1,800 m runway (plus 150 m starter extension)Can handle medium sized airplanes and most popular business jets Safety and SecuritySecurity and safety systems have been upgraded for NASP complianceFire service has been improvedBetter equipped (foam tenders)
What kind of airport is Lydd going to be?Airport servicesOthersConnection
-The existence of restricted airspace- severe operational constraints- competition from Manston Airport and the Channel Tunnel
Why will airlines suddenly take an interest in Lydd Airport when the runway is extended?“Growth within Greater London isunacceptable. Runway expansion isunacceptable at Heathrow and City, as aconsequence of the localized environmentalimpacts that would result. A third runway atHeathrow is strongly opposed by the Mayor.”
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Travel time maps for the 4 London Airports
Types of airlines LYDD can attractNo FrillsCharter AirlinesCharter AD HOCCommuter Airlines VIP/ Corporate Airlines
Services provided by Lydd Check in and Gate Handling, Meeting & Greeting Passengers, Baggage Handling, Lost Baggage, Aircraft dispatch: disembarking, cleaning, catering, refueling, cargo loading/ unloading, boarding Escorting of disabled passengers.