BBC News - Joe Doran

Derry City and Strabane District Council has warned that money from Stormont to help secure City of Derry Airport's future is unlikely this year.

The airport is owned by the council and it costs ratepayers £3.45m to help pay operational costs.

In a document obtained by BBC News NI, the council said it is facing an estimated £729,000 shortfall in airport funding for the next financial year.

The paper was presented to councillors in a in a closed meeting.

In a statement, managing director of the airport Steve Fraser said there has been positive engagement between the airport, elected representatives and government departments.

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