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Liver bird takes flight

Letters

I note that in Regional airport study options (NCE 19 September) no mention is made of Liverpool airport.

Liverpool is roughly equidistant between London and Glasgow and has excellent connections to the motorway corridors to the east, south and north.

It is adjacent to the West Coast Main Line - now being upgraded - and a rail terminal at the airport giving direct access to this line would be feasible. The airport is also within close reach of Liverpool city centre with good road and rail connections.

Liverpool is rarely affected by adverse weather and there is ample land for the development of all the infrastructure required with a large airport, including hotels.

Not everyone wishes to travel to the South East. Many passengers travelling to Heathrow wish to go to the north of England and to Scotland. I realise that Manchester has been developed but it has it's limitations and currently Liverpool has the fastest growing development of all regional airports.

I submit that in conjunction with all the studies for Heathrow, Stansted and Cliffe an equal study should be made of Liverpool.

Ron Taylor (F), 19 Green Lane, Mossley Hill, Liverpool L18 6HA

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