HC Deb 11 April 1961 vol 638 c11W
Mr. Gough

asked the Minister of Aviation what was the total cost up to 31st December, 1960, of the development of Gatwick Airport.

Mr. Thorneycroft

Expenditure on development of London (Gatwick) Airport to 31st December, 1960, was £8 million. This figure includes expenditure on land acquisition, and also on certain works required to meet increasing traffic demands since the airport was reopened in June, 1958.