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Work officially gets underway on Carlisle Airport

Construction site at Crosby-on-Eden Credit: ITV Border News

After years of delay, legal challenge and uncertainty, the initial phase on the redevelopment of Carlisle Lake District airport at Crosby-on-Eden kicked off at 11am today.

Stobart Group chief executive Andrew Tinkler was there to watch over the construction work.

The companies aim is for passenger flights to go to Dublin and Southend.