21. King George V Dock and London City Airport Information & History
Begun in 1912 by the PLA, the King George V was the last of London's upstream enclosed docks to be built. After delay by the First World War, construction was completed in 1921. The major feature of the dock today is London City Airport, whose single runway has been constructed the length of the south side of the dock, with the dock forming the northern boundary of the airport. The filled dry docks and ship repair works site lie under the runway. Queen Elizabeth II officially opened London City Airport in November 1987. On 2 December 2005, London City Airport DLR station opened on a branch of the Docklands Light Railway, providing rail access to the airport for the first time. By 2006, more than 2.3 million passengers used the airport. By 2030, the airport plans to expand to a maximum capacity of 8 million passengers per annum, without the addition of a second runway, or significant expansion of the airport boundaries. More at wikipedia | Read lcacc.org | Also read royaldockstrust.org.uk >
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