Thread: Waterford-2
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Old 12th Jun 2019, 23:55
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Originally Posted by NLC1072 View Post
Well, the runway extension has been granted, 12 million euros has been put to one side for the extension which will bring the runway to 2250*45m.

From looking at the investors it includes Conor McCarthy (Leadmore Investment Company) who own Dublin AeroSpace, it looks like Waterford will be a new aircraft maintenance site.

Sorry I can't post links here yet but google will bring you to those articles.

With 7831ft x145 that's big enough for the likes of Ryanair, and Aerlingus to operate .
Question is,
Is there demand for large aircraft down there ?.
I had wondered about ' incoming ' EU Tourist flights, one of the English south coast Airports sees a few inbound German flights .

So could this be a ' Tourist Airport'?.
And is the Terminal getting upgraded to match such a good sized Runway ? .
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