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Eastleigh (Atlantic Park) (Southampton)

Major
Also known as: HMS Raven / NAS Eastleigh / RAF Eastleigh / RAF Southampton / RNAS Eastleigh / Southampton Airport / Southampton International Airport / Southampton Municipal Airport
County: Hampshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 23 July 1918
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / FAA / Civil / US

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

  • Acropolis Aviation
  • Costa Coffee
  • Eastleigh Library
  • Eastleigh Local History Society
  • Heathrow Airport Holdings
  • Jet Engineering Technical Support Ltd
  • Mitchell's Kitchen & Bar
  • Servisair
  • TTT Moneycorp
  • WH Smith
  • World Duty Free
  • Xclusive Jet Charter and Management

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Aviance UK
  • BAA Limited
  • BAA plc
  • British Airports Authority
  • Cunliffe-Owen Aircraft
  • Southampton Corporation

Main unit(s) present: 

  • No 7 Sqn
  • No 28 Sqn
  • No 42 Sqn
  • No 45 Sqn
  • No 48 Sqn
  • No 101 Sqn
  • No 201 Sqn
  • No 224 Sqn
  • No 266 Sqn
  • No 269 Sqn
  • No 716 Sqn
  • No 758 Sqn
  • No 759 Sqn
  • No 760 Sqn
  • No 780 Sqn
  • No 800 Sqn
  • No 801 Sqn
  • No 802 Sqn
  • No 810 Sqn
  • No 811 Sqn
  • No 814 Sqn
  • No 816 Sqn
  • No 820 Sqn
  • No 821 Sqn
  • No 822 Sqn
  • No 825 Sqn
  • No 829 Sqn
  • Air France
  • Air UK
  • Aurigny Air Services
  • BA Connect
  • BEA
  • Blue Islands
  • Brit Air
  • British Airways
  • British Island Airways
  • British United Air Ferries
  • British United Island Airways
  • Cambrian Air Services
  • Capital Airlines
  • Eastern Airways
  • EuroManx
  • First Choice Airways
  • Flightways
  • Flybe
  • Guernsey Airways
  • Hampshire Aeroplane Club
  • Jersey Airlines
  • Jersey Airways
  • Knight Air
  • Railway Air Services
  • Rota Experimental Flight
  • Silver City Airways
  • South West Aviation
  • Southampton UAS
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airways
  • Wessex Flying Group

Vickers Wellington and Supermarine Spitfire prototypes flying at Eastleigh, 1936. Courtesy of Southampton on Video

'Flying Wing' at Eastleigh, 1939. Courtesy of British Pathé

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