Welcome to the website of the Lydd Airport Action Group (LAAG). LAAG represents people who are opposed to the expansion of Lydd Airport.
Press Release 5 December 2016
LAAG’s Appeal Unsuccessful: Danger ahead
Lydd Airport Action Group (LAAG) is disappointed that we have been unable to quash the government’s decision to grant Lydd Airport permission to extend its runway and build a new terminal to support a throughput of 500,000 passengers per annum. Read Press Release
How the Expansion Will Affect Romney Marsh
Lydd Airport Action Group (LAAG) believes Lydd Airport is not a suitable site for a regional airport. It is situated less than 3 miles from the Dungeness Nuclear Complex, less than 2 miles from the Lydd military range and approximately 8 miles from the Hythe military range. The airport is also surrounded by fragile natural habitats protected under European and UK laws and located under one of the main migratory bird routes in the South of England. The extended runway is only 600m from
the Greatstone primary school.