Southend Airport is 'fastest growing in Europe'

Check in at Southend Airport Credit: Brera PR & Marketing

A survey has found London Southend Airport saw a 57.1% increase in its passenger numbers from 2012 to 2013, the largest growth of any European airport.

The survey of more than 300 airports across Europe was compiled by Airline Network News & Analysis.

The news comes in the week the £10 million extension to the London Southend Airport terminal completed and became totally operational.