Southend Airport was prepering to the First World War .
Two new runways were build in the 1950s, enabling commercial flights for passengers and cargo operations.
London Southend Airport is an international airport near Southend-on-Sea town,UK. Distance to Central London is about 38 miles.
Southend Airport was London’s third-busiest airport from the 1960s until London Stansted Airport was open in 1970s.
In April 2012 a proposed extension to the new terminal it was given the go-ahead by Rochford Council to help meet more passengers by 2020.
The airport operator hopes to increase passenger numbers to two million per year by 2020.
A new Holiday Inn, was opened in 2012, there are 129 rooms, 14 executive rooms, six suites and a rooftop bar and terrace with beautifull airport views.
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Prices in Short Stay Parking are:
0-5 min – free
5 mins – 1 hour : £4.5