New Civil Enginner - Rob Horgan

London Luton Airport’s expansion plans have gone out to public consultation, with the airport operator seeking feedback on proposals to increase capacity to 32M passengers per year.

Proposals put forward by airport owner Luton Rising involve expanding the existing terminal, building a second terminal and making best use of the existing runway.

It comes after the local council signed off on plans to increase passengers from 18M per year to 19M in December.

The next stage of expansion would be delivered in two phases. The first phase would see the expansion of Terminal 1 and associated facilities to increase capacity to approximately 21.5M passengers per annum.

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