7. Airport infrastructure
This chapter outlines the infrastructure required to address capacity constraints over the plan period at Dublin Airport. The provision of the identified infrastructure will support sustainable growth and facilitate the development of the Airport as a secondary hub in line with government policy as set out as a strategic objective in the National Aviation Policy. This is supplemented by the report for the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport by Oxford Economics on the Review of Future Capacity Needs at Irelands State Airports (2018) (DTTAS Review). The operational safeguarding required to support the safe operation of the Airport is also set out. Promotion of high quality designandmaterialfinishesnecessarytoreflect Dublin Airport’s status as an international gateway to the Country is outlined in the latter part of this chapter.