Is Stansted expanding?

Is Stansted expanding?

A council will not contest a High Court decision to allow Stansted Airport to expand to 43 million passengers a year. Uttlesford District Council, in Essex, has spent an estimated £2.6m on its failed bid to stop the expansion.

Who owns London Stansted Airport?

Manchester Airport Group
In February 2013, Manchester Airport Group (MAG) acquired London Stansted Airport, with ownership and operations handed over in a seamless process, ensuring staff and passengers could take advantage of the airport facilities as usual. Find out more about Stansted’s history and plans for the future.

Who designed Stansted Airport?

Construction was undertaken by John Laing and took place between 1988 and 1991, costing £100 million. In 1990, it was awarded the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture / Mies van der Rohe Award. The building, recognised as a landmark work of high-tech architecture, was opened to the public in 1991.

What airlines are based at Stansted?

Stansted airlines include (but are not limited to):

Air Berlin Cyprus Norwegian
Air Malta Eastern Airways Pegasus
Air Moldova Easyjet Ryanair
America Airlines El Al Israel Airlines TACV airlines
Atlantic Airways Eos Airlines Transavia

Is Luton airport an expansion?

Luton Borough Council has sanctioned expansion plans for the London Luton Airport (LLA) in the UK, enabling another one million more passengers to pass through the airport. This plan by the local council, which owns LLA, will allow the airport to process 19 million passengers instead of 18 million in a year.

When was Stansted airport built?

The Leading Airport Magazine London Stansted has marked the 30th anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen officially opening the iconic terminal building on 15 March 1991 and the first flights to operate from the ‘new’ airport.

Who owns the airports in the UK?

Who owns the airports? Since the British Airport Authority (BAA) was privatised in 1986, the state does not own any of the airports in the UK. Heathrow is now owned and run by Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (formerly BAA), which is in turn owned by FGP Topco Limited, a consortium led by Ferrovial SA of Spain.

When did Stansted Airport expand?

In 1984 Stansted Airport gained approval for expansion to accommodate a larger number of passengers, and then in 1986, work began on the main terminal that stands today.

Why is Stansted Airport called London Stansted?

Stansted. The Essex airport, some 35 miles outside of London, is named after the adjacent village of Stansted Mountfitchet. The name Stansted goes back to Saxon times, and translates as ‘stoney place’, a lithic harbinger of the acres of tarmac and concrete that, a millennium later, would characterise the modern airport …

Will Stansted Airport expand to 43 million passengers?

. Stansted Airport has won an appeal to increase their yearly passenger capacity to 43 million people, despite huge objections from Uttlesford District Council. As part of the expansion plans, Stansted would be able to build two new taxiway links to the existing runway, six additional remote aircraft stands, and three additional aircraft stands.

What was the planning inspectorate’s decision on the Stansted air quality project?

A public inquiry was held in January to March 2021 by the Planning Inspectorate. In its decision, the PI said: “there would be a limited degree of harm arising in respect of air quality and carbon emissions” but that was “far outweighed by the benefits of the proposal”. UDC has also been ordered to pay the costs of Stansted’s appeal. .

Who will pay the costs of Stansted’s appeal?

Uttlesford District Council has also been ordered to pay the costs of Stansted’s appeal. The council has been contacted for comment. Campaign group, Stop Stansted Expansion, issued the following preliminary press comment:

Should Essex’s passenger cap be increased to 43 million a year?

Uttlesford District Council last year rejected proposals to increase the Essex airport’s passenger cap to 43 million a year. But it was against the advice of officers who recommended approval of proposals. London Stansted’s managing director, Steve Griffiths, said the airport “welcomed the decision”.