Stansted Airport planning application

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) have submitted an application (UTT/18/0460/FUL) for development at Stansted Airport.

Stansted application Planning Committee

Uttlesford District Council's Planning Committee has approved the planning application that seeks to raise the current cap on the number of passengers London Stansted Airport is permitted to serve from 35 million passengers per annum (mppa) to 43mppa.

The committee voted to approve the application at an extraordinary meeting (on 14 November) and will issue its decision following the decision of the Secretary of State.

Read all the papers and listen to a recording on our Planning Committee page.

Planning Committee ►

Description of the proposal

Airfield works comprising two new taxiway links to the existing runway (a Rapid Access Taxiway and a Rapid Exit Taxiway), six additional remote aircraft stands adjacent Yankee taxiway); and three additional aircraft stands (extension of the Echo Apron) to enable combined airfield operations of 274,000 aircraft movements and a throughput of 43 million terminal passengers, in a 12-month calendar period.

► Speaking sessions and Committee meeting on 14 November

Key documents

Important dates for the application

How to comment on the application

Press releases


Additional information

► Stansted Airport background | ► Manchester Airports Group | ► Icon for pdf Countryside Protection Zone Study (LUC, 2016) [7.35MB] | ► Stansted Airport Advisory Panel


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