larger arrivals and baggage reclaim areas and a new departurelounge capable of accommodating up to 100 passengers an hour. and electronic access control systems to enhance the safety and security of passengers and aircraft.
Airport services:2 check-in desks1 gate250 car parking spacesAmenities (restaurant, bar, cafe, tourist help desk, car rental, taxi service,Others:On-site aircraft maintenance/ fixed-based operation20,000 tons cargo capacityConnection:Train connection from the region to Ashford International stationCoach servicesCar (motorway trip from London approx. 1 hr 20 mins)Free day parking, 3 Pound per night
. Within the 60 minute catchment area: approximately 780,000 residents Within the 90 minute drive time catchment area: 3,500,000 residents
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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.”