Transport Secretary Justine Greening will officially open a new terminal at Southend Airport this morning. It's part of a 100-million-pound development which also includes a runway extension.
The new £100m pound terminal and runway extension at London Southend Airport opens to its first passengers today.
It' sexpected over two million people will use the airport every year by 2020.
EasyJet flights to European destinations started in April last year.