Our plan is to:
  • Provide more flights to more places by making best use of our runway
  • Invest in new facilities to improve the passenger experience
  • Unlock economic growth and create more local jobs and apprenticeships
  • Operate in a cleaner, quieter and smarter way
  • Maintain our number one position for public transport usage
  • Ensure the local community and businesses benefit from our success

In our 2015 Sustainable Development Plan, we laid out plans to make the full and efficient use of the capacity on our existing single runway. We consulted publicly on this plan, the final version of which is available to view at www.stanstedairport.com/developmentplan

Stansted is one of the most important airports in the country. We have the best European network in the UK, serving more than 40 countries and 190 destinations and are the third biggest cargo airport connecting local businesses with the global marketplace. Our vision is to make best use of our runway in the most sustainable and responsible way, maximising the benefits for everyone.

This is all part of the plan for Stansted and the future of the region, providing long term certainty for the local community, our airlines and business partners. You can help create more choices for passengers, attract new businesses and opportunities and provide great career chances for our young people by telling us what you think about our plans.

To download a copy of the exhibition boards from our consultation events, please click here
You can view more videos on our YouTube channel here.

Express Set Down
Local residents living within 10 miles of Stansted pay just £1 for up to 10 minutes in the set down car park. Residents living within 5 miles get an extra discount and pay just 50p for up to 10 minutes.

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New technical college
Working in partnership with Harlow college, Stansted is seeking to create a new technical college. Over 500 adults and young people per year are expected to train at the on-airport college

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Airport community fund
Over £100,000 was donated to over 100 local good causes in 2015/16 by the airports community fund. Our principle focus is on schools, education, sport, employment, skills and training

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Find out more about our vision, read answers to FAQs and find out more about our work in the community.

July 2017 Info pack
Download a factsheet to learn more about our plans.
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July 2017 Events
To download a copy of the exhibition boards from our consultation events, please click here
Find out more about our vision, and our work in the community
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In July 2017 we held numerous events to outline our plans and listen to the feedback on them.
You can still read about our proposals and have your say.

Thursday 6th July 2017 3pm until 8pm
at the Hatfield Heath Institute, 2A Broomfields, Hatfield Heath, CM22 7EH

Saturday 8th July 2017 10am until 3pm
at Foakes Hall, 47 Stortford Road, Great Dunmow, CM6 1DG

Monday 10th July 2017 3pm until 7pm
at St John’s Church Hall, Stansted Mountfitchet, CM24 8JP

Wednesday 12th July 2017 3pm until 8pm
at Braintree Town Hall, Fairfield Road, Braintree, CM7 3YG

Friday 14th July 2017 4pm until 8pm
at the Silver Jubilee Hall, Dunmow Road, Takeley CM22 6QJ
Saturday 15th July 2017 12pm until 4pm
at Bolford Street Hall, Bolford Street, Thaxted, CM6 2PY

Monday 17th July 2017 3pm until 8pm
at the Town Hall, Market Square, Saffron Walden, CB10 1HR

Wednesday 19th July 2017 3pm until 8pm
at the Methodist Church, 34B South Street, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 3AZ

Monday 24th July 2017 3pm until 7.30pm
at the Harlow Leisurezone, Second Avenue, Harlow, Essex, CM20 3DT