Pages Navigation Menu

Montijo gets airport ‘go-ahead’ conditional on €48 million pay-out

Montijo gets airport ‘go-ahead’ conditional on €48 million pay-out

Montijo airport has won the authorisation it needs to transform into Lisbon’s No 2 passenger terminal.

APA, the Portuguese environment agency, has finally given the controversial project the green light, conditional on a €48 million compensation pay-out.

ANA airports authority – the main sponsors of the plan – will now have 10 days to study APA’s conditions and respond.

For environmentalists and campaigners who have long argued that Montijo is the worst possible place for a busy passenger terminal, the decision flies in the face of everything sensible.

Read more here