30 JULY 2012
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Work is now well under way with a major upgrading of the technical facilities at Guernsey Airport, although the very poor weather during the spring and summer months to date has put the project slightly behind schedule. The £80m project to upgrade the runway, apron and safety areas was due to be completed by May 2014. It is the biggest project ever undertaken at the airport since it first opened in 1939.
The airport will be closed 27-28 November and 4-5 December 2012.
At present Guernsey Airport is not available to the Embraer 195, as used by Flybe from the neighbouring island of Jersey to the United Kingdom. A 120m runway extension to 1700m, together with some strengthening and improved electronic aids, will give much more flexibility. www.guernsey-airport.gov.gg