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Airports in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Airports Market Research Report | SIC H52.230 | Jun 2016

Little turbulence: The industry has grown in recent years, despite occasional volatility

IBISWorld’s Airports market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Gatwick Airport Limited Gatwick Airport Limited market share
Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd market share
Manchester Airports Group Manchester Airports Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Airports industry consists of operators that administrate international, national, civil or military airports or public flying fields, as well as businesses that support airports by offering services such as air traffic control and ground service activities. The industry is largely dependent on the performance of UK airline industries as operators provide support activities to both passenger and freight operators. Airports have increasingly diversified their sources of revenue, expanding into other commercial markets, such as retail concessions, other property and car parking facilities... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Airports industry is considered to be highly capital intensive. In 2016-17, the average business in the industry is expected to operate with a capital-to-labour ratio of 1:1.26. This indicates that for every £1.00 the industry spends on wages, it will spend 79p on capital. In many industries, wage expenditure far exceeds capital expenditure. However, the Airport industry's investment in infrastructure, vehicles and property development reverses this trend, despite its large workforce.

With demand for travel growing at a rapid rate globally, the current capacity of airports is being stretched to the maximum. For that reason, capital expenditure is likely to continue to grow as airports look to expand runway and terminal capacity. How.. purchase to read more


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What is the Airports Industry?

This industry includes businesses operating international, national or civil airports or public flying fields. It also includes operators that support airports by offering services such as air traffic control and ground service activities.

Industry Products
AeronauticsRetail concessionsCar parking and transport revenueAircraft servicesAir traffic control
Industry Activities
Operating airport terminalsControlling air trafficPerforming ground service activities

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