Welcome to this week’s Quiz, which looks at the UK’s forgotten commercial airports. The country is littered with abandoned airports and airfields, and while some remain as hubs for general aviation, many have disappeared altogether. Here are ten questions to test your knowledge of some of the most famous.
The plan to reopen Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has moved one step closer to reality after the City of Doncaster Council gave the green light for the project.
London Gatwick Airport has kicked off a multi-million pound facelift of its North Terminal, with the aim of creating “a more appealing space for passengers to relax, shop, and eat”.
London Gatwick has submitted an application – known as a Development Consent Order (DCO) – to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS), outlining its ambition to bring the airport’s existing Northern Runway into routine use alongside its main runway.
In our latest check-in with aviation data analytics firm Cirium, we examine the uneven return of airports to pre-pandemic capacity levels
Airport runways are subject to enormous wear and tear, driven not least by harsh winter weather. Tom Batchelor looks at the lengths being taken to protect them