Deal airport plans: media briefing

The firm behind proposals to build a Kent airport on the Goodwin Sands off the Deal coast have outlined their ideas to business leaders and the media in Calais.

Our Correspondent Derek Johnson has been following the morning's events and has been tweeting about people's reactions.

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Worth pointing out the local MP and CPRE Kent environmental group say Goodwin Sands Airport a v bad idea

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Calais briefing told Goodwin Sands Kent Airport could also serve 15m people in Nth France and be Hub for nth Europe http://t.co/QOSAbB83

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The firm behind proposals for a £38b airport on the Goodwin Sands tell business leaders in Calais it could boost economy in Nth France

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Deal 'airport' plans revealed

More details of architects' proposals for a hub airport on the Goodwin Sands, six miles off Deal on the Kent Coast, are being revealed at a briefing in Calais today.