HC Deb 12 January 1987 vol 108 c14W
17. Mr. Burt

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what has been the growth in traffic at regional airports since 1979.

Mr. Michael Spicer

Total passenger traffic at United Kingdom airports other than those serving the London area grew by 25 per cent. between 1979 and 1985 and figures for the first nine months of 1986 show an increase of 13 per cent. over 1985.