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What happens next?
The Airport Operator
After a successful tender in 2013, Rochester Airport Ltd was
selected as the airport operator to work in partnership with the
Council to implement the proposals to improve the airport's
Rochester Airport Ltd will need to apply for planning permission
for the new facilities. This will require extensive consultation
with local residents, businesses and statutory
consultees about the proposals.
The next steps on the process to develop the airport will
involve submission of a planning application from the airport
Given the nature of the development, the applicant will be
expected to arrange public consultation on the proposals prior to
the submission of a planning application. All material planning
considerations raised as a result of representations received will
be considered in the process of the planning application. Rochester
Airport Ltd will provide a range of detailed technical information
alongside the planning application.
In addition to the planning application process, the airport
operator will need to seek licensing consents from the Civil