DONCASTER Sheffield airport is set to expand, creating 73,000 new jobs.

The airport have today announced their Vision plan and outlined the expected growth over the next 20 years which would bring thousands of new jobs to the area.

A key part of the Vision is the addition of an airport rail station connected to the East Coast Mainline; requiring only 7 miles of new track, it could be open in just five years’ time.

Ros Jones, Mayor of Doncaster, said: "Doncaster Sheffield Airport is superbly located. It has huge additional potential and can play a major role in the future transport and economic ambitions of the north"