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Luton Airport sets its sights on 38m passengers with 240,000 flights

London Luton Airport has announced plans to boost its capacity from 18 million to 38 million by 2050.

In its newly published growth plan, the airport says it will more than double capacity with plans set out to operate more than 240,000 flights a year.

Owned by Luton Borough Council, the airport currently supports more than 30,000 jobs.

Luton Borough Councillor Andy Malcolm, chair of London Luton Airport Limited said, “The airport generates £25.6m for Luton Borough Council, paying for vital services and infrastructure investment. It also supports 30,000 jobs across Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire.”

London Luton claims for every 1 million passengers who travel through its doors, the airport contributes an extra £76 million to the regional economy.

It aims to attain its goal of serving 38 million passengers with 240,000 flights by 2050 using its single runway.

Furthermore, it has revealed plans to “minimise environmental impacts” throughout the duration its growth plan.

Read the full 2050 London Luton Airport growth plan by clicking here.

 

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Luton Airport sets its sights on 38m passengers with 240,000 flights
2017-12-12T16:26:47+00:00
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