London Southend Airport News

London Southend applies for permission to expand

London Southend applies for permission to expand

9 October 2017 Airline News

London Southend Airport has submitted an application to Rochford District Council for permission to extend its terminal building. This will offer greatly improved facilities for passengers and enable it to meet new aviation regulations.

Southend growing in importance for UK aviation

Southend growing in importance for UK aviation

21 June 2013 Airline News

London Southend Airport recently celebrated its first birthday as a regenerated regional airport and its busiest year ever – but further new capacity is coming available to support the airport’s growth, allowing it to make a real difference to the issues faced across the other London airports. Five additional aircraft stands have now been completed and significantly increase the airport’s capacity.

London Southend Airport enjoys its busiest year ever

London Southend Airport enjoys its busiest year ever

23 March 2013 Press Release Airline News

721,661 passengers used London Southend Airport in the year to the end of February 2013. That beats the previous record of 692,000 passengers using the airport over a 12 month period which was set back in 1967, when it was the third busiest airport in the UK (second only to Heathrow and Manchester).

Work on London airport expansion underway

Work on London airport expansion underway

25 October 2012 Airline News

Work on an extension to the terminal at London Southend Airport that will enable more than three hundred additional new, local jobs to be created will get underway in early November. Kier has been appointed as the key contractor for the work, and construction of the extension will be split into three phases.