7 JANUARY 2019

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Article from BTNews 7 JANUARY 2019

Southend 10m runway upgrade

Work is due to start today, 7 January, on a £10m essential maintenance project to upgrade the durability and performance of the runway at Southend Airport in face of rising passenger numbers and aircraft operations.

The number of passengers using the airport has grown to 1.5m within the last few years, with the total expected to rise further this year and the runway works are part of the airport’s strategic plan to be ready for the increase.

Airport bosses say the total plan will lead to significant new employment, including 750 “on-site” jobs created per year with the opening of a new Ryanair base at Southend this summer.

Most of the works will be undertaken at night to keep the airport operating smoothly during the day. The runway will be closed to all aircraft from 23:30-06:30 and the work is expected to last about three months.

Glyn Jones, CEO at Airport owner Stobart Aviation said it was essential to maintain the runway but measures would be put in place and every effort made to ensure any disturbance to the local community was kept to a minimum.

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