Gatwick Airport has just released a its “Draft Master Plan 2018“, which is out for consultation until 10th January 2019.
The airport is consulting on three scenarios:
- increasing capacity on its current runway
- using the standby/emergency runway in combination with the current runway
- safeguarding land to meet its long term ambition of an additional runway, in combination with the above.
This means that Gatwick could become a three runway airport.
Acording to CPRE (Council for the Protection of Rural England) “The impact of this on the Sussex countryside would be enormous,”