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Edinburgh Airport comments on Let’s Go Further consultation

Edinburgh Airport has today thanked the thousands of people who have so far responded to the Let’s Go Further airspace change programme consultation – and called on everyone to have their say.

Record May passenger numbers highlight need for Let’s Go Further consultation

Edinburgh Airport has today announced the latest passenger numbers showing 1,111,377 passengers used in the airport in May.

This is 8.5 per cent increase on May 2015, making this the busiest ever May at the airport.

In 2013 and 2014 July and August were million passenger months at Edinburgh Airport.

Last year May, June, July, August, September and October were million passenger…

Red Arrows mark Edinburgh Airport’s 100TH anniversary

Edinburgh Airport’s centenary celebrations continued with a Red Arrows flypast at the weekend – and the occasion was captured by two lucky plane-spotting competition winners.

Ten Hawk aircraft from the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team completed the pass over the airport.

The jets flew in a wide formation known as the Wall, at a height of 500ft and at about 400mph.


Let’s Go Further: Edinburgh Airport launches major new consultation


Edinburgh Airport has today launched a consultation seeking views on the potential impact of altering flight paths above Edinburgh and the surrounding areas to allow for maximum operational benefits and to minimise community impact.

The airport is the busiest in Scotland and has…

​Cut APD: Scottish Government's “golden opportunity” to boost jobs and economy


Edinburgh Airport has today submitted its Air Passenger Duty consultation document to the Scottish Government showing that a 50% cut to APD in one move will mean an additional 18 million passengers using Scotland’s airports by 2021.

This will create nearly 10,000 new jobs in Scotland and add more than £300…

Capital City Airport Points To Strong Growth

Edinburgh Airport today publishes traffic figures highlighting strong growth and an increasingly important social and economic contribution.

Passenger figures for the month rose by 8.7%, to more than a million (1,009,529). Within those numbers, international traffic is performing most strongly, up 18.4% and now accounting for more than half of the capital city airport’s traffic. Economic…

Maintenance work: small number of flights change path

Annual maintenance work on the main runway at Edinburgh Airport necessitates the altering of a small number of flight routes this weekend and in weekends throughout May 2016.

Every Saturday and Sunday - starting May 7 - between the hours of 23:15 and 05:00 - when there is minimal air traffic - runway maintenance will result in aircraft taking off from and landing on the airport’s secondary…

Guide Dog puppies get familiarised with Edinburgh Airport

Eight puppies and their handlers boarded visit Edinburgh Airport and board a aircraft

March passenger figures: 37.6 per cent international growth

Edinburgh Airport has today announced the latest passenger numbers showing 927,200 people passed through the airport last month, making it the busiest March ever.

The greatest increase was in International passenger numbers: up from 358,450 last year to 493,200 this year – which represents a leap of 37.6 per cent.

Welcoming March’s passenger figures Gordon Dewar, Edinburgh Airport’s…

Edinburgh Airport worth £1 billion every year to Scotland's economy

Capital city airport supports 23,000 jobs Up to half of economic value and jobs are outside Edinburgh