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Business drivers


All to be achieved by 2015:

Increase annual passenger throughput from 19M to 41M.

Overtake Gatwick around 2010 to become second busiest UK airport behind Heathrow.

Near treble generated income for North West region from £600M/year to £1.6bn/year.

Double cargo handling from annual 122,000t to 250,000t.

Increase international flight destinations from 160 to 250.

Become hub airport - a transfer point between European and American flights.

Overall target to become 'the world's best airport'.

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