EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Southend Airport

Southend Airport

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Southend-on-Sea; Essex; East of England


Sector: Transportation / storage
Transportation and storage
51 - Air transport

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 03-04-2005
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2015
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

Southend Airport could attract more than 1 million passengers and 1,000 new jobs over the next 10 years, a master plan has revealed. Managers want to expand flights in the coming two to three years to other parts of the UK and European cities. Destinations could include Edinburgh, Dublin, Barcelona, Rome and Alicante.