Research and analysis

Leeds Bradford International Airport access improvements: brief for a feasibility study

Department for Transport's project brief for a study to consider options for improving access to Leeds Bradford International Airport.


Improving connectivity to Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA): project brief

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This project brief sets out the scope of the feasibility study considering access improvements to Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA). It outlines the:

  • scope of the requirement
  • study methodology
  • arrangements for stakeholder involvement

The brief specifies that the study should consider improved access by road, rail and bus.

Background to the Leeds Bradford International Airport feasibility study

Following the 2013 Spending Review, government announced it would undertake 6 feasibility studies into long-standing problems on England’s roads to identify potential schemes. One of the proposed studies was to consider access improvements to Leeds Bradford International Airport.

The other 5 Feasibility studies are considering issues on the strategic road network.

Published 5 December 2014