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Castle Donington (Derby) (East Midlands)

Major
Also known as: East Midlands Airport / NEMA / Nottingham East Midlands / RAF Castle Donington / RFC Castle Donington
County: Leicestershire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1 October 1916
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RFC / Civil / Civil (foreign)
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1943)

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

  • Accessorize
  • Air Logistics Group
  • Air Logistics Limited
  • Airport Extras Ltd
  • Alpha Flight Services
  • AMT Coffee
  • Auto Service Centre
  • Avanta Enterprise Ltd
  • Aviation Creations Ltd
  • Aviation Gift Centre
  • Aviation Resource Ltd
  • BCT Aviation
  • Biza
  • Blue Diamond Services Ltd
  • Boots
  • Burger King
  • Caffee Ritazza
  • Cargo Link Express
  • Castle Donington Parish Council
  • Channel Express Ltd
  • Davies Turner Air Cargo Limited
  • Days Inn Donington and East Midlands Airport
  • DHL Aviation
  • Donington Aviation Engineering Ltd
  • Donington Aviation Ltd
  • East Midlands Aeropark
  • Eastwest Cargo Services Ltd
  • Empost Ltd
  • Europa Freight Corporation Ltd
  • Execair (East Midlands) Ltd
  • Freeway Parcel Services Ltd
  • Greggs
  • Heavyweight Air Express Ltd
  • Hilton East Midlands Airport Hotel
  • Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport
  • J C Bamford Excavators Ltd
  • Kegworth Parish Council
  • Lockington-Hemington Parish Council
  • Long Whatton & Diseworth Parish Council
  • Manchester Airports Group (M.A.G)
  • Mannix Aviation
  • New Edge Transport Couriers
  • Nippon Express (UK) Ltd
  • One World Cargo Ltd
  • Phoenix International Freight Services Ltd
  • Radisson Blu Hotel East Midlands Airport
  • Rebus Group Ltd
  • Reconnaissance Ventures Ltd
  • R L Mould & Co
  • Runway Catering Ltd
  • Servisair
  • Soho Coffee Co.
  • Spar
  • Style
  • The Bar
  • The Massage Chair Company
  • The Runway Bar
  • Thistle East Midlands Airport
  • Three Shires Foodmarket
  • Travelex
  • WHSmith
  • WHSmith Books

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • National Express Group

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 28 OTU
  • No 38 Sqn
  • No 49 GS
  • No 108 (Transport) OTU
  • No 1382 (Transport) CU
  • No 1521 BAT Flight
  • Air Contractors
  • AirBridge Carriers
  • Airtours International Airways
  • Airways International Cymru
  • Atlantic Airlines
  • Aurigny Air Services
  • BH Air
  • BMI Regional
  • bmibaby
  • British Airways
  • British Midland Airways
  • Channel Airways
  • Donington Aviation
  • easyJet
  • Excalibur Airways
  • First Choice Airways
  • Flybe
  • Hamburg International
  • Icelandair
  • Midland School of Flying
  • Monarch Airlines
  • Moseley Aviation
  • MyTravel Airways
  • Nipper Flying School
  • Player’s Flying Club
  • Prime Airlines
  • Ryanair
  • Skyways Coach-Air
  • Skyways International
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airways
  • TNT Airways
  • Trent Valley Flying Group
  • UK International Airlines
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Wymeswold

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Buckminster / Leadenham / Wittering (Stamford)

Predecessor Airfield(s):

Burnaston

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