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NEWS Wednesday, 07 May 2014 |

Manston Airport to close on May 15

Manston Airport is to close on May 15 resulting in the loss of a reported 140 jobs after a buyer was not found for the cash-strapped gateway.

NEWS Thursday, 27 March 2014 |

Lydd Airport appoints firm to manage runway project

Lydd Airport on Kent’s Romney Marsh has appointed Capita to design and manage its runway extension.

NEWS Tuesday, 15 October 2013 |

Manston Airport valued at £1 as part of sale deal

Manston Airport in East Kent has been valued at £1 after it was sold by Infratil Limited.

NEWS Friday, 19 August 2011 |

Loss of night flights could spell the end for Manston Airport

A potential night curfew on flights at Kent’s Manston Airport could cost the gateway 1.3 million passengers and 67,000 tonnes of cargo each year, making it “untenable for any owner”.

NEWS Friday, 24 June 2011 |

Lydd Airport completes terminal revamp

The main terminal at Kent’s Lydd Airport now has a new departure lounge capable of handling 100 passengers an hour, in the latest stage of the gateway’s multi million pound redevelopment plan.

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