Doncaster Sheffield Airport: All the updates after bosses announce it could close and petition is launched

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Here is all the latest news today after bosses at Doncaster Sheffield Airport announced potential plans to close the runway down.

Executives at Doncaster Sheffield Airport announced yesterday the airport could close if an upcoming ‘strategic review’ finds the runway is no longer worth the money.

Stay tuned and refresh this page for updates on this breaking news story which could have serious impact on South Yorkshire’s economy and cause havoc for airline passengers across the country.

In just 24 hours thousands of people have signed petitions against its closure.

Latest news: Doncaster Sheffield Airport could permanently close, bosses say in surprise announcement today

Key Events

  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport at risk of closure
  • Passengers told it’s ‘business as usual’ at Doncaster Sheffield Airport
  • Closure of airport could cost 800 jobs
  • DSA - a timeline of decline
  • Sheffield MP urges government to step in to save Doncaster Sheffield Airport
  • Prime Ministers’ parliamentary private secretary ‘reaching out for clarity' over airport

1:18pm - Doncaster Sheffield Airport: Here are the most common flights at DSA that could be lost in possible closure

Bosses at Doncaster Sheffield Airport made a shock announcement today that the runway could shut down – here are the flights that would be lost.

1:13pm - Doncaster Sheffield Airport: From take off to freefall - the timeline of decline

A timeline showing the rise and fall of Doncaster Sheffield Airport

12:29pm - Concern for 800 Doncaster Sheffield Airport workers as consultation on future of unprofitable site launched

The closure of Doncaster Sheffield Airpot would affect 800 workers – and hundreds more at firms across the region.

12:17pm - Doncaster Sheffield Airport closure: what we know so far, what it means for passengers and full statement

Here is a round up of everything we know so far about the possible closure of Doncaster Sheffield Airport

12:14pm - Passengers told it’s ‘business as usual'

Passengers at Doncaster Sheffield Airport have been told that it is ‘business as usual’ after the shock announcement that it is being earmarked for closure

11:57am - Doncaster Sheffield Airport faces closure

Doncaster Sheffield Airport could close permanently, bosses have said in a shock announcement.

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