Manston Airport

This page sets out the timetable for the examination of the application. It includes the deadlines for submissions to be made to the Planning Inspectorate and the dates of events taking place during the Examination. The Examination Timetable is also set out in an annex to the Rule 8 letter that was sent to Interested Parties at the start of the Examination.

Event DateDescription
 Date Passed
09 January 2019
Examination Begins
 Date Passed
10 January 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 1 on draft DCO
An Issue Specific Hearing dealing with matters relating to the draft Development Consent Order (DCO).
 Date Passed
10 January 2019
Open Floor Hearing 1
For any Interested Parties to make representations on the merits of the Proposed Development.
 Date Passed
11 January 2019
Open Floor Hearing 2
For any Interested Parties to make representations on the merits of the Proposed Development.
 Date Passed
18 January 2019
DEADLINE 1 Deadline for receipt by the Examining Authority (ExA) of: - Relevant material requested by the ExA as specified in Annex F to the Rule 6 letter - Written summaries of oral submissions put at the Preliminary Meeting or/ and hearings held on 10 and 11 January 2019 Issue by the ExA of: - Examination Timetable Publication of: - The ExA’s Written Questions
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 Date Passed
06 February 2019
DEADLINE 2 Deadline for receipt by the ExA of: - Notification of wish to speak at a Compulsory Acquisition Hearing - Notification of wish to speak at a subsequent Open Floor Hearing - Notification of wish to attend the Accompanied Site Inspection on 19 March 2019 - Notification by Statutory Parties of wish to be considered an Interested Party - Comments on any submissions made to Deadline 1 - Applicant’s draft itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection to be held on 19 March 2019
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 Date Passed
08 February 2019
Issue by the ExA of: - Notification of date, time and place of hearings to be held between 20 and 22 March 2019 - Notification of date, time and meeting place for Accompanied Site Inspection on 19 March 2019 Publication of: - ExA’s itinerary for the Accompanied Site Inspection on 19 March 2019
 Date Passed
15 February 2019
DEADLINE 3 Deadline for receipt by the ExA of: - Comments on Relevant Representations (RRs) - Summaries of all RRs exceeding 1500 words - Written Representations (WRs) - Summaries of all WRs exceeding 1500 words - Local Impact Reports from any Local Authorities - Initial Statements of Common Ground requested by the ExA - Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions - An updated version of the Application Document Tracker - First version of the Compulsory Acquisition Status Report - An updated Book of Reference - Applicant’s first revised dDCO - Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Exam Rules
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 Date Passed
08 March 2019
DEADLINE 4 Deadline for receipt by the ExA of: - Comments on WRs and responses to comments on RRs - Comments on Local Impact Report(s) - Comments on responses to the ExA’s Written Questions - Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 3 - An updated version of the Application Document Tracker - An updated version of the Compulsory Acquisition Status Report - Progressed Statements of Common Ground requested by the ExA - Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Exam Rules
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 Date Passed
18 March 2019
Open Floor Hearing 3
For any Interested Parties to make representations on the merits of the Proposed Development. Commencing at 3.00pm.
 Date Passed
18 March 2019
Open Floor Hearing 4
For any Interested Parties to make representations on the merits of the Proposed Development. Commencing at 7.00pm.
 Date Passed
19 March 2019
Accompanied Site Inspection
Accompanied Site Inspection.
 Date Passed
20 March 2019
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 1
Compulsory Acquisition Hearing.
 Date Passed
21 March 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 2 on need and operations
An Issue Specific Hearing dealing with matters relating to need and operations.
 Date Passed
22 March 2019
Issue Specific Hearing 3 on noise
An Issue Specific Hearing dealing with matters relating to noise.
 Date Passed
29 March 2019
DEADLINE 5 Deadline for receipt by the ExA of: - Written summaries of oral submissions put at any hearings held between 18 and 22 March 2019 - Applicant’s second revised dDCO - An updated version of the Application Document Tracker - An updated version of the Compulsory Acquisition Status Report - Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 4 - Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Exam Rules
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 Date Passed
05 April 2019
Publication of: The ExA’s Written Questions
 
03 May 2019
DEADLINE 6 Deadline for receipt by the ExA of: - Responses to the ExA’s Written Questions (if issued on 5 April 2019) - An updated version of the Application Document Tracker - An updated version of the Compulsory Acquisition Status Report - Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 5 - Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Exam Rules Issue by the ExA of: - Notification of any further hearings to be held in the week beginning 3 June 2019 (if required)
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10 May 2019
Publication of: - The ExA's Written Questions - The ExA’s dDCO (if required to facilitate the Examination)
 
17 May 2019
DEADLINE 7 Deadline for receipt by the ExA of: - Comments on responses to the ExA’s Written Questions (if issued on 5 April 2019) - Comments on the ExA’s dDCO (if issued on 10 May 2019) - Final Statements of Common Ground requested by the ExA - Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 6 - Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Exam Rules
 
24 May 2019
DEADLINE 7a Deadline for receipt by the ExA of: - Responses to Written Questions issued on 10 May 2019
 
03 June 2019
HEARINGS First date of period reserved for: - Any further Issue Specific Hearing(s) that may be required - Any further Open Floor Hearing(s) that may have been requested - Any further Compulsory Acquisition Hearing(s) that may have been requested or is required - A second Accompanied Site Inspection (if required)
 
07 June 2019
HEARINGS Last date of period reserved for: - Any further Issue Specific Hearing(s) that may be required - Any further Open Floor Hearing(s) that may have been requested - Any further Compulsory Acquisition Hearing(s) that may have been requested or is required - A second Accompanied Site Inspection (if required)
 
14 June 2019
DEADLINE 8 Deadline for receipt by ExA of: - Written summaries of oral submissions put at any hearings held in week beginning 3 June 2019 - An updated version of the Application Document Tracker - An updated version of the Compulsory Acquisition Status Report - Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 7 - Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Exam Rules Issue of: - The ExA’s dDCO (if required to facilitate the Examination)
 
17 June 2019
Publication of: - Report on the Implications for European Sites (RIES) (if required)
 
28 June 2019
DEADLINE 9 (if required) Deadline for receipt by ExA of: - Comments on ExA’s dDCO (if issued on 14 June 2019) - Comments on any further information requested by the ExA and received to Deadline 8 - Any further information requested by the ExA under Rule 17 of the Exam Rules
 
02 July 2019
DEADLINE 10 Deadline for receipt by ExA of: - Comments on the RIES (if issued on 17 June 2019) - An updated version of the Application Document Tracker - An updated version of the Compulsory Acquisition Status Report
 
09 July 2019
Deadline for close of examination