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Article from BTNews 18 APRIL 2016

Dublin runway go-ahead

Plans to build a second runway by 2020 at a cost of €320m have been confirmed by Dublin airport, nine years after planning permission was given. The project had been shelved because of the economic slowdown and a drop in passenger numbers.

Now after what officials called a significant recovery in passenger numbers, the 3,100m runway is to go ahead 1.6km north of the existing main runway.

Airport CEO Kevin Toland said: “Last year was our busiest so far, with a record 25m passengers, and numbers continue to grow strongly in 2016 with double-digit growth recorded in the first two months.”

He attributed the rapid recovery to a combination of almost 50 new routes and services, additional capacity increases on existing routes, and nine new airlines.  

Officials claim the new north runway development has the potential to open up connectivity to a range of long-haul destinations, particularly in fast-growing economies in Asia, Africa and South America.

Preliminary work is due to start later this year and construction start in 2017.

The airport is also investing €10m to transform the Arrivals hall and façade of Terminal 1. Renovations include new flooring, a replacement ceiling and the removal of desks in window areas to maximise natural light.   https://www.dublinairport.com

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