Friday, 17 February 2012


Local people still have time to comment on proposals for regular
night-time flying at Manston Airport. 

So far over 500 responses have been submitted as part of the
consultation, which is open for all members of the public, until Friday
2 March.

To take part, residents must submit their comments in writing to
Consultation, Thanet District Council, PO Box 9, Margate CT9 1XZ or by
e-mail to

Responses must include a full name and address, clearly stating a

The feedback received from this consultation will be used, alongside
the findings of an independent assessment of the environmental and
economic impacts, to draft the councils’ response to Infratil.

Leader of the Council, Cllr Clive Hart, said: “It’s encouraging to
see that so many people have taken the time to tell us what they think.
Before we draft our own response, it’s vital that we clearly
understand how our residents feel about these proposals. I’d like to
urge everyone else who would like to comment to do this before Friday 2
March, to ensure that their views can still be taken into account.”

To view the proposals and independent assessment, please go to or visit Thanet’s Gateway Plus in Margate or the
council’s Ramsgate District Office in York Street.

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