Lisbon airport to expand to 72 take-offs or landings an hour

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 25-11-2019 16:21:00 · 0 Comments

The project to increase the capacity of Lisbon airport from the current 44 to up to 72 movements per hour was approved, NAV - Navegação Aérea de Portugal announced on Monday.

In a statement, NAV said that the project for the reorganisation of the Lisbon Terminal Area airspace was approved on 23 October by INFANAV, a permanent commission of air navigation that includes ANAC - National Civil Aviation Authority, the Portuguese Air Force and NAV Portugal.

This project "provides for the reorganisation and conciliation of the civil and military use of airspace in the Lisbon region and its approval means that the conditions are met to gradually increase the airport’s capacity to 72 movements an hour," it said.


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