The Ultimate Defunct UK Commercial Airports Quiz

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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.

Question 1 of 10

In what year did scheduled flights cease at Coventry Airport?

2005
2006
2008
2010

Question 2 of 10

What was the IATA code of Sheffield City Airport?

SZD
SCA
SFC
SHF

Question 3 of 10

Which airline developed Plymouth City Airport in the 1970s?

British Airways
Air UK
Jersey European Airways
Brymon Airways

Question 4 of 10

In what year did passenger services cease at Plymouth City Airport?

2011
2010
2012
2009

Question 5 of 10

What was the IATA code of Blackpool Airport?

BPL
BLK
BLA
BLC

Question 6 of 10

In what year did Jet2.com launch services from Blackpool Airport?

2004
2003
2005
2009

Question 7 of 10

Which airline was based at Manston Airport between 2003 and 2005?

Flybe
Air UK
Eastern Airways
EUjet

Question 8 of 10

Bristol Filton Airport, which closed in 2012, is home to which BA Concorde?

G-BOAF
G-BOAC
G-BOAA
G-BOAD

Question 9 of 10

Croydon Airport became the first airport in the world to have what feature installed?

Runway lights
An Air Traffic Control tower
A railway station
Airbridges

Question 10 of 10

In what year did commercial services commence at Doncaster Sheffield Airport?

2004
2000
2002
2005

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