Call For The Government To Significantly Up Investment In Shannon Airport

It’s claimed Shannon Airport is being forced to spend €20 million of its own funding on safety and security projects that would be better used on securing new routes.

Shannon Chamber is hitting out at the government’s level of investment in the Midwest facility, saying it’s time they started supporting capital projects at Shannon.

The much-lauded National Planning Framework outlined plans to drive regional economies and now it’s feared that won’t be the case, unless Shannon receives its just desserts.


Shannon Chamber CEO Helen Downes says it’s high time they started taking the economic spin-off that Shannon Airport generates seriously: