The Great British Airport Quiz!

This week's quiz celebrates some of the best airports across the British Isles. From regional gateways to global megahubs, this is the ultimate test of airport trivia.

 

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Question 1 of 10

1. Which UK gateway started life as RAF Turnhouse in 1916?

Norwich
Edinburgh
Bristol
Newquay

Question 2 of 10

2. Which site lies claim to being the world’s first purpose built airport terminal?

 

Heathrow
Prestwick
Croydon
Bournemouth

Question 3 of 10

3. What is the ICAO code for Liverpool Airport?

 

EGGP
EGLP
EGSP
EGGL

Question 4 of 10

4. In 1958, which airport became the world’s first to have a direct mainline railway link?

 

Manchester
Birmingham
Gatwick
Southampton

Question 5 of 10

5. Which airline launched Bristol’s first-ever scheduled non-stop transatlantic service in 2005?

flyglobespan
Air Transat
Thomas Cook Airlines
Continental Airlines

Question 6 of 10

6. While Elvis never performed in the UK, he did make a brief pit-stop en route between Germany and the USA in 1960. Which airport did the King of Rock n’ Roll briefly visit?

 

Prestwick
Aberdeen
Edinburgh
Belfast International

Question 7 of 10

7. In what year did Heathrow Terminal 4 open for business?

 

1984
1985
1986
1987

Question 8 of 10

8. How long is the runway at Cardiff Airport?

 

1,792m
1,992m 
2,192m 
2,392m 

Question 9 of 10

9. Emirates’ Boeing 777 service to Dubai is considered Newcastle’s flagship route. When did the UAE airline first serve the North East gateway?

October 2005
September 2007
April 2008
June 2010

Question 10 of 10

10. Here's a final chance to boost your score: January 1966 saw Belfast International’s first regular jet service. Which aircraft operated the pioneering link?

Hawker Siddeley Trident
Convair 990 Coronado
Boeing 707
BAC One-Eleven

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