This report in today’s Kent on Sunday says that most people in Kent do not want a ‘Boris Island’ airport. However, most of us in this little corner of Kent would love to see our airport being put to good use with the whole area being revitalised as a consequence.
The runway is already here ready and waiting to fly at relatively minimal cost. It would provide immediate benefits both as a local economic driver for Thanet and would also provide immediate additional runway capacity at a national level.
The Manston choice provides both time and cost benefits over any other option available right now. It just makes sense!
Read the article here: KoS 26th March 2016