Busy UK airfield to be sold by local council
Jan23

Busy UK airfield to be sold by local council

One of the UK’s busiest general aviation (GA) airports is being put up for sale after the two councils that own it confirmed their intention to sell. Gloucestershire Airport is being put up for sale by Cheltenham Borough and Gloucester City Councils, who say they “are seeking new investment for the airport and are expected to instruct advisors to bring it to market in the near future”. Commenting on the announcement, airport director...

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Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre given notice to quit Newquay Airport
Sep23

Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre given notice to quit Newquay Airport

Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre (CACH) is being forced to close after the local Council decided not to renew its lease and told it to vacate its home base at Newquay Airport by the end of March 2023. The centre is home to a number of rare historic aircraft, such as the RAF in-flight refuelling tanker the Vickers VC10K3, and the BAC 1-11, a former Royal Aircraft Establishment research and development aircraft, both of which are one...

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