Sector focus: Energy, Wind, Nuclear & Waste to Energy
Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone sits on Britain’s Energy Coast and includes
a fully operational runway of 6,130 feet.
The UK is a world leader in offshore wind and Britain’s Energy Coast contains 11.5% of the UK’s wind power sites and has capacity to generate 24% of the wind power in the UK. There is also huge potential for tidal energy generation from Morecambe Bay.
Both nuclear and offshore wind generation have capacity to continue developing and creating further opportunities for the region.
There are 41,000 workers in the energy and environment sector in Lancashire.
Construction of the Lancashire Energy HQ, one of the flagship developments on the Enterprise Zone, will act as a training base for the national energy sector.
Blackpool Airport (category 3 airport / can be extended to category 6) offers helicopter and private flights, bespoke aviation solutions and other commercial airside activities.