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Gatwick sets out investment path to 2023

13 June 2018
Artist’s impression of Gatwick Airport Pier 6, showing the proposed new extension to the west of the pier that will more than double its size. Also highlighted in green is the position of a new A380 stand in Pier 5 and a widened taxiway for A380 operations. Source: Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport unveiled its new five-year investment plan on 13 June, with GBP1.11 billion (USD1.48 billion) allocated for various terminal and airfield improvement projects until 2023.

Meanwhile, work continues to develop a new long-term masterplan for the airport, which is the second-largest in the United Kingdom by passenger volume. By 2023, Gatwick officials expect annual traffic to reach 53 million, compared with 45.56 million in 2017.

The five-year plan allocates GBP266 million in 2018–19, with work to begin soon on Phase 1 of the Pier 6 Western Extension. Other terminal improvements earmarked for 2018 include a new domestic arrivals area with baggage reclaim in the South Terminal; mezzanine-level extension in the North Terminal departure lounge; and a trial of biometric self-boarding technology in the North Terminal.

Gatwick is also encouraging greater use of electric vehicles and the airport is introducing a ground support equipment (GSE) pooling programme.

See related article at: http://www.janesairport360.com/article/9381/gatwick-sets-out-five-year-spending-plan

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