A new report claims tens of thousands of jobs could be created if an airport returns to Manston.
It was commissioned by a company hoping to persuade the government to allow it to take control of the former airport near Ramsgate.
But the site's current owners have dismissed the report and are continuing with their plans to transform the site.
With more details, Derek Johnson reports:
Interviewees: Sally Dixon, Aviation consultant and report author Tony Freudmann, River Oak Strategic Partners Ray Mallon, Stone Hill Park