Thursday, June 20, 2024

Make your views about RiverOak’s Manston proposals known

The representation period to examine the Development Consent Order of Manston Airport has opened today (3 September), giving interested parties a chance to make their views on the proposals known. RiverOak Strategic Partners is proposing to reopen the airport as a cargo hub with a capacity for 12,000 movements per year, with some passenger and […]

Planning Inspectorate to examine Manston proposals

The Planning Inspectorate has accepted the application to examine reopening Manston Airport, primarily as a cargo airport with capacity for at least 12,000 movements per year. The airport located in the Thanet district of Kent closed on 15 May 2014, and there has been a local campaign to reopen Manston. US investment group, RiverOak Investments […]

Manston plans withdrawn ‘temporarily’, new ones due soon

The company behind the plan to reopen Manston Airport has withdrawn its Development Consent Order application that had been submitted with the Planning Inspectorate. RiverOak Strategic Partners submitted 63 documents totalling almost 11,000 pages of proposals and plans to reopen Manston Airport as a freight hub with complimentary passenger and general aviation services to the […]

RiverOak submits plans to reopen Manston as an airfreight hub

RiverOak Strategic Partners has submitted 11,000 pages of proposals and plans to the Planning Inspectorate with the intention of reopening Manston Airport as an airfreight hub. Manston Airport, located in the Thanet district of Kent has been closed since 15 May 2014. Since then RiverOak has been working on reopening the airport, initially intending to […]

Reducing aircraft noise at heart of plan to reopen Manston Airport

The company wanting to acquire Manston Airport to reopen it have published a draft Noise Mitigation Plan as it refines its proposals for the defunct site. RiverOak Strategic Partners, which acquired all rights and interests and assumed financial and operational responsibility for the Development Consent Order to reopen the airport, which closed in May 2014, […]