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Airport Funding under Transport 21

Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 7:41 pm
by DivX
Funding for regional airports under transport 21 will be announced tomorrow.

Its going making to make interesting reading ....


Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 11:30 am
by flywaterford
Hello Folks here is some news from local papers........

Cabinet approval given for 27.5 investment in waterford Airport... This would consist of Runway extension from 1433mt to 1850 mt and also widened from 30mt to 45 mt.....also an improved terminal building (bigger I suppose) aerodrome safety, security, firefighting, navigation, and lighting facilities.....It is also planned to extend the apron to accomadate for a greater number of larger aircraft and executive and work on these projects will begin immediately....

Also from a friend of mine said that the road to the airport has a contract that it has to be finished in 18 months....

Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 12:23 pm
by DivX
Knock have got about 27 million
Donegal 2 million
Galway / Sligo about 6 million each
Kerry unknown

Funds towards Clifden airstrip announced

Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2007 9:44 pm
by Dublin Spotter
Sunday, 22 April 2007 09:16
The Minister for Community and Rural Affairs, ?amon ? Cu?v has announced the allocation of about ?475,000 to buy land which will be used for the construction of an airstrip near Clifden in Co Galway.

The airstrip is expected to cost ?4.9m and will service the island community of Inishbofin off the coast of Galway.

Construction of an airstrip on the island is currently under way at a cost of ?2.2m.

AdvertisementThe community of Inishbofin currently travel by boat to avail of services such as doctors and social welfare.