Carlisle Airport expansion given the go-ahead

Plans for Stobart Group's overhaul of Carlisle Airport have been approved. The proposals for were discussed at a special meeting today, Monday 18 August.

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Full report: Carlisle Airport proposals approved

Plans to develop Carlisle Airport have been approved at a special council meeting.

Councillors voted in favour of the £20 million proposals by the Stobart Group - they want to increase freight and improve the runway.

It also means passenger flights from the airport may have moved a step closer.

Katie Hunter has this report:

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