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This entry is a double for GB-0316, which is however more complete.

Admin pls. remove.

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Only used on race days

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Sweet living so close

Me and the family been few times ,

To watch the inbound and outbound Birds.

Makes for a good afternoon ,

Bonus theres the Aero park museum ,

One end of the runway with days long past birds on show for entrance fee of course.

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Visit

Hello Phil,

My name is Roy Chapman. I live in Bournemouth.

On Friday I will be travelling to Cornwall for the Porthtowan fly in. ( I will be travelling by road).

I would be very grateful if someone could spare me 5 minutes in order to view the aircraft at Pymore.

Many thanks in advance.

Roy

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No longer there

This airstrip no longer exists. The area is now being developed as an industrial park similar to that immediately to the east.

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Great Cafe and a cheap date for kids

Great place to feed kids and you can legally stand on the footpath at the threshold of runway 06 which is fabulous fun especially if that's the runway in use.

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New British Airways service to Aalborg and Billund

The British Airways franchisee, Sun-Air of Scandinavia, are introducing a new Danish route from Humberside Airport on 17th April 2016. It will operate to Aalborg and Billund on Sundays and Fridays until the autumn of 2016, when a third rotation is planned. There are hopes that further rotations will be added next year.

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Now known as East Leeds Airport

Bought by a local business man and re opened as an airfield early 2015i

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Goodwood circuit, surely!

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I met my wife there, I was an erk, she an SACW.

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Scampton surprize !

Is the site of the RAF Fire Fighting Museum. Need to watch for open days or organise a trip. See the equipment and crash Trucks that kept the aircraft able to fly from WW1 through WW2 and today, really well presented museum and the vehicles are amazing - because my father drove one the Alvis Mk6 is my favourite and excellently presented.

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YAY

what I want to say about merryweather airport.

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FSX simulator version

Lovely little airfield, I often land here in the simulator.

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There's an aircraft (glider?) visible on the runway if you zoom in.

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Listed separately from RAF Breighton

Although this airstrip is immediately adjacent to the (now closed) RAF Breighton, it uses a separate runway from the original, which is still visible.

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Confusing situation...

This is the western part of the former RAF base, including the North-South runway. It is operated by the Ouse Gliding Club. The Eastern part is operated separately by the "York Flying Club".

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Closed in 2015

Closed on 2015-03-01 for redevelopment.

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Northrepps Diner

Recommend excellent weekend 'Pilots Breakfast' worth stopping in for!

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RAF Bisterne

Now long disused, this airfield formed part of the Airfields of the New Forest during WW2. It was a temporary airfield mainly for the protection of the ports along the South Coast and for interdiction strikes into German held Europe prior to the Nomandy Landings. Very little remains today

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History

Cricklewood Aerodrome was built in 1912 to support the Handley Page factory in Cricklewood, London, England. Handley Page Transport operated service to Paris from here until merging into Imperial Airways in 1924. The airfield was closed in 1929. Currently the area is built up almost completely with residential homes. The original reception hall and some of the Handley Page aircraft factory still remain as commercial real estate.

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Lovely place

home of London's budding pilots

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Tube Connex

The Tube connections are really handy for getting out and into the heart of the city. Very efficient.

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RAF Waddington

This is 30 mile from where I live and its brilliant

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Hilton to open a hotel on the Humberside Airport site

The first hotel at Humberside Airport was opened as recently as 2010. It is called Nightel and was designed specifically for people working on the North Sea gas field production rigs (which are serviced by fleets of helicopters from the airport). It has been so successful that the operators are building a new hotel for use by the general public. It will carry Hilton branding and is due to be opened in mid 2016.

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day out with great grand children

very often take my great grad children here for the day the love watching the planes and helicopter taking of and landing plus with cafe just below the tower with ice cream sweets and burger and chips just to annoy my there parents

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lhr

One of the great airports in the world

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BognorRegis My home town.

I always wondered why I was born in Bognor Regis, now it makes sense to me. My parents were Lived in London until just after the war (my mother born in London and my Father born near his ancestral home of Ely, but grew up in West Ham). My Father was a Fighter pilot during the Second world War and in 1945 his was with 83 G.S.U. training on Typhoon fighters to go to the far east for the fight against the Japanese. At this time 83 G.S.U. was stationed at Bognor then Westhampnet (Goodwood today). So this would explain where My parents got the notion to move to Bognor Regis. My father had spent time there and knew what it was like.

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Heathrow

Heathrow will become better once Scotland gains its independence

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Sheculed Passenger Services

There Is Daily Regular Service Using Ethier A Bae(Avro 146 RJ)146 Up To A Island,A Single Jetstream 41 Service,And You Can hire private jets out of EGLF FAB(Farnbrough Regional)The Only Time It Sees The A380 Is At The Airshow.

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Flying into RAF Brooklands

Is there an option to fly into Brooklands, in a fixed wind microlight C42

charlesl@fasttechnology.co.uk

07766997580

many thanks

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Third Runway

The pratt who said now he has seen the Satellite view of Heathrow realize that a whole village will be demolished and a cemetery with all my family and friends in will be ripped up .

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Fuel?

Is fuel available either at Sandown or Bembridge?

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we came we stayed

Great place undergoing some major changes to overcome the financial crisis.. Good luck to all conceded. As it could be the best airport in the UK. With some luck and investment.

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Third runway at Heathrow

Now that I see a satellite picture of Heathrow I see just how easy it would be to add a third runway the other side of the Bath Road. Do th British want to keep a place in the Top Ten of European flight centers or not? Get on with it Brits!

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Now closed

Bristol Filton Airport is now closed

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Closure

A lovely little airfield , sadly closed on 19 Dec 2013

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LAC

friendly airport in the middle of england

greatly recommended

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destinations

Where can I go to from Ledbury airport and how much would it be

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Air Southwest

Air Southwest was taken over by Eastern Airlines in 2010, but ceased operations in 2011.

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Castle Combe

Now a motor racing circuit.

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Cromer/Northrepps

Friendly, charming airfield with grass runway in good condition. PA-28 got in and out very easily. Short taxi ride to Cromer and nearby coastal walks.

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SAS to introduce scheduled services between Copenhagen and H

Scandinavian Airlines System are to introduce a scheduled service between Copenhagen and Humberside. It will commence on 28th October 2013 and will be operated on five days per week.

Over the years, Humberside has been very successful at attracting major flag carriers. As well as the current KLM services, there have been scheduled offerings from British Airways, Air France, Icelandair and Sabena. There have also been charters operated by Austrian Airlines and Air Malta.

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Humberside Airport wins another consumer award

Humberside Airport has been rated as the second best airport in the United Kingdom by The Consumers' Association, the publishers of Which? Further information is available on the websites located at which.co.uk and airhumberside.proboards.com

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airside trolleys

Modern airports provide airside trolleys, which fit inside toilet cubicles for security. Heathrow is too mean. This is an important facility for mothers carrying necessities for small children and for elderly passengers who find the trolleys convenient to lean on, while wheeling their cabin luggage and duty free purchases. I have heard LHR staff comment that they are fed up with collecting and stacking the trolleys. Apparently this is not a problem for staff at Amsterdam, Zurich and other modern, customer friendly airports.

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Fabulous place - will definitely return1

We recently visited this airstrip to be met with the warmest hospitality and as a result, had a fabulous trip to West Bay and the Dorset Coast. Thanks to Phil Parmiter for all his help and assistance. Rob and Deborah McKellar

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Facilities

Good cafe open all week. Jet A1, UL91 and Avgas available. Within Shawbury MATZ which is usually only active 9 to 5 weekdays, 133.15

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Sandown (Isle of Wight) Airport Operational

26JUN13. Sandown Airport has new owners - Jonathan Owen and Tony Fowler. A major revamp is underway to provide, amongst other things, a permanent clubhouse on the south side and where the famous Carla will soon be based (refreshments meanwhile will continue to be available from the mobile catering unit near to the tower).

Communications: Tower on 119.275MHz (no change). Telephone: +44 (0) 1983 716926 (new). Website: www.eghn.org.uk and e-mail: tower@eghn.org.uk (both new). PPR is not required. Free WiFi is also available. Cafe telephone (Carla): +44 (0) 79302 42488.

Please see website for full details.

Landing fees have been REDUCED - typically the landing fee for a light aircraft is only £10.

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Try Sandown too

Sandown has been saved ...suggest supporting that too.

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Great airfield, friendly and helpful staff

It's great Bembridge is fully open again and I can vouch the staff are friendly and helpful. I go there frequently in my R44 heli; make a day of it and eat at the Propeller Inn, adjacent to the airfield, or walk to the Crab and Lobster Inn (about 30 mins along beach).

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new name

Kemble airport renamed Cotswold airport

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