Key Dates


North Runway Key Dates

August 30, 2007

Planning permission for the new runway granted by An Bord Pleanála. 

December 2008

The runway project is put on hold due to the economic downturn.

April 7, 2016

Plans to proceed with North Runway are announced.

June/July 2016

Formal public consultation events held in Malahide, Swords and St Margaret’s.

October 2016

Second phase of public consultation with events held in Malahide, St Margaret’s and Swords.

December 16, 2016

Work starts on the first construction package for North Runway. This initial phase of the project comprised of diverting the Naul Road, realigning the Forrest Little Road, and associated works including site fencing, services diversions and site clearance and demolitions.

March 8, 2017

Fingal County Council grants a five-year extension of time to North Runway’s original planning permission. Planning permission for the project now extends until August 2022.


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