By 2018, Manston, as Kent's international airport, through delivering its Master Plan would:
- Generate an additional £65m Gross Value Added (GVA) for the East Kent economy;
- Create 2,070 direct jobs, and a further 1,035 indirect and induced jobs;
- Attract 2,286,000 passengers and handle 167,500 tonnes of freight;
- Support a balanced freight and passenger customer base;
- Create a sustainable and commercially viable South East regional airport.