North East could have new major international airport

Radical plans have been put forward for a major international airport in the North East.

If the idea goes ahead it would replace both the Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley airports.

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Plans proposed for bigger-than-ever North East airport

The company behind proposals for a new international airport to be built in the region have released an image of what the airport might look like.

The plans are currently only an idea, but if given the go ahead the airport would supersede both Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley airports and be built near Peterlee.

If the plans are given the go ahead, this is what the new airport could look like Credit: Aedas

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