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Barton (Manchester)

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Also known as: City Airport / City Airport Manchester / Manchester Barton
County: Greater Manchester
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1 January 1930
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Airport Garage (Barton) Ltd
  • Flight Academy Barton
  • Friends of Barton Aerodrome
  • Heli North West
  • LAC Flying School
  • Mainair Flying School
  • Mainair Microlight Centre
  • Manchester Central Library
  • Manchester Helicopter Centre
  • Pennine Helicopters
  • Runway 26 - caf√© and bar
  • Sharman Club Designers
  • Touchwood Joinery

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Fairey Aviation Company

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 RFS

  • No 17 E&RFTS

  • No 185 EGS

  • No 185 GS

  • Aer Lingus

  • Air Taxis Ltd

  • Bolton Flying Group

  • Brooklands Flying Group

  • David Rosenfield Ltd

  • F.H. Hills

  • Hillman Airways

  • Imperial Airways

  • Isle of Man Air Services

  • LAC Flying School
  • Lancashire Aero Club

  • Manchester UAS

  • Marwood Flying Group

  • Railway Air Services

  • Sivewright Airways

  • West Coast Air Services

  • Westair Flying Services

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