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Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is in the process of updating its Master Plan, setting out its plans for future development and growth until 2050.

Help us shape a ‘Faster, Easier, and Friendlier’ airport.

Download the LJLA Master Plan to 2050 Executive Summary.

Download the LJLA Master Plan to 2050.

You can download a summary leaflet about the Master Plan here

The vision for Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) plays an important role as an international gateway to the Liverpool City Region. The airport plans to:
• serve additional destinations including long haul;
• increase passenger number to 7.8 million passengers per annum (mppa) by 2030 and 11 mppa by 2050;
• support upto 12,280 jobs by 2030, and add £625 million per annum to the economy of the Liverpool City Region;
• minimise environmental impacts including reducing the overall area impacted by operational noise, through improvements in aircraft and monitoring technology.

 Master Plan to 2050 Layout


Download a more detailed version of the Master Plan layout shown above here.  

Our vision is to:
• be the Airport of choice for business and leisure travellers from across the North West and North Wales;
• increase the number of destinations served.

The Master Plan seeks to deliver:
• growth in passenger numbers and destinations;
• extension of the runway to enable long haul flights;
• extension of the terminal, new parallel taxiway to the south of the runway and additional aircraft stands;
• additional parking, hotel provision, office space, retail and commercial services north of the runway;
• mixed employment development south of the runway – cargo; business and general aviation and maintenance repair and overhaul facilities; and
• extension of the Speke Garston Coastal Reserve along the Mersey shoreline.


Public Consultation
A public consultation on the Master Plan was held for four weeks from Monday 26th June – Monday 24th July 2017 and all comments received will be considered carefully and taken into account in the final version of the Master Plan.