Airport plan WILL waste money AND could cost lives 

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1952 Wallace Road, Rochester, Aircrash…

The following account about an aircrash in Rochester is from one of our petitioners against Medway Council’s “Rochester Airport Masterplan”. “The plane did in fact injure 3 school girls one of them being my mother. She was 15 at the time and lived in Grafton Avenue, just around the corner to the crash site. One

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Lying by Omission?

Lying by Omission? How honest is Medway Council?   In this article we reveal facts uncovered by the “Say NO to Rochester Airport Masterplan” (SNoRAM) team which will make you question the honesty integrity and intent of Medway Council. The “Say No to Rochester Airport Masterplan” team believe based on findings and actions by Medway

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Suggestions for possible alternative futures for Rochester Airfield

Alternative Proposals and Considerations.   There appears to be a negative rumour about what might happen to the airport land should it be necessary to close the operation. One such rumour, that the airport land could be sold for housing, and in the words of one councillor, “concreted over” if the Masterplan is rejected is

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The Road to Nowhere?

Environmental impact to the local area A paved runway will permit significantly larger aircraft to use the Rochester airport. The picture shows a typical aircraft that could be regularly flying in and out of Rochester Airport for taxi or cargo purposes. The short takeoff and landing aircraft would be easily capable of  lifting off fully

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£4 million Down the Drain?

A Major Financial cost to the community. The Rochester Airport Master Plan requires Medway Council to spend £4 million! No specific costs for the proposed alterations of the airport are mentioned in the Masterplan exhibition material or local mailings – and so nobody knows exactly what our ratepayer’s money will be spent on!. A review

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Who are we and why are we opposing Medway Council’s Rochester Airport Master Plan?

Hello everyone, We are a group of local residents who are worried about the Medway Council’s Rochester Airport Master Plan. Most of us have lived in the area for 50 years or more and we have seen Rochester Airport gradually diminish in size and become surrounded by more and more houses and schools over the

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Could Medway Council’s Rochester Airport Masterplan Cost Your Life?

Published on June 7, 2013 by in Safety

Resident’s Safety Ignored? Since 1980 there have been 40 reported incidents/accidents (some fatal) at Rochester Airport. Eighteen have happened since 2000 when Rochester Airport limited was formed. The accidents are all associated with light aircraft and helicopters using the airfield. Rochester Airport’s safety record is far from unblemished. A review of incidents/accidents reported to the

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