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Elmdon (Birmingham)

Major
Also known as: Elmdon Aerodrome / Birmingham Airport / Birmingham International Airport / RAF Elmdon
County: West Midlands
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1 May 1939
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil

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
  • Airport Group Investments Ltd
  • American Express
  • Antler
  • Best of the Best
  • Bickenhill & Marston Green Parish Council
  • Birmingham Central Library
  • Blanc et Noir Champagne and Wine Bar
  • Blue City Aviation
  • Boots
  • Burger King 
  • Caffe Nero
  • Claire's Accessories
  • Costa Coffee
  • Dixons
  • Employee Share Trust
  • Estpresso
  • Frankie and Benny's
  • GameGrid 
  • Holland and Barrett
  • JD Sports
  • M&S Simply Food
  • Menzies Aviation
  • Next
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Pret A Manger
  • Rolling Luggage
  • Servisair
  • SOHO Coffee Co.
  • SPAR
  • Superdry
  • Swissport
  • The Meriden Bar & Restaurant
  • Tie Rack
  • Upper Crust
  • Victorian Funds Management Corporation
  • Wetherspoon
  • WH Smith
  • World Duty Free
  • World Duty Free - Collection 

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Austin Motor Company Limited
  • Aviance UK

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 14 EFTS
  • No 27 MU
  • No 44 E&RFTS
  • No 48 MU
  • 485 Flying Group
  • No 1533 BAT Flight
  • AB Airlines
  • Aegean Airlines
  • Air 2000
  • Air Anglia
  • Air Canada
  • Air Europe Express
  • Air France
  • Air India
  • Air Malta
  • Air Safaris
  • Air Transat
  • Air UK
  • Airtours International Airways
  • Airways International Cymru
  • Alitalia
  • Alpha Echo Group
  • Ambassador Flying Group
  • American Airlines
  • Atlantic Airlines
  • BA Connect
  • Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
  • BEA
  • BH Air
  • Birmingham Air Centre
  • Birmingham Airport Flying Group
  • Birmingham European Airways
  • Birmingham Executive Airways
  • bmibaby
  • Brit Air
  • Britannia Airways
  • British Airways
  • British Airways Citiexpress
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Brymon Airways
  • Central Air Services
  • Centralwings
  • City Airline
  • Continental Airlines
  • Cunard Eagle Airways
  • Cyprus Turkish Airlines
  • Czech Airlines
  • Dan-Air
  • Derby Airways
  • Derby Aviation
  • Don Everall (Aviation)
  • Douglas Holland Flying Group
  • Duo Airways
  • Eastern Airways
  • easyJet
  • Emirates
  • Executive Air Transport
  • First Choice Airways
  • Fly Hellas
  • Flybe
  • Germanwings
  • Helvetic Airways
  • Highland Express Airways
  • Jat Airways
  • KLM Cityhopper
  • Lufthansa CityLine
  • Maersk Air UK
  • Mahan Air
  • Midfly Ltd
  • Midland Aero Club
  • MKB Aviation Group
  • Monarch Airlines
  • MyTravel Airways
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle
  • Pakistan International Airlines
  • Patrick Aviation
  • Ryanair
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Shirley Flying Group
  • Silver City Airways
  • Small Planet Airlines
  • SN Brussels Airlines
  • Starways
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • Thirty-Two Group
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Turkmenistan Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • US Airways
  • Uzbekistan Airways
  • Viking Airlines
  • Warwickshire Aero Club
  • Warwickshire Flying Club
  • Wolverhampton Aviation
Looking SE - Nick Challoner.jpg

Looking south-east along the runway at Elmdon (Birmingham Airport), 11 September 2000. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Footage of Elmdon, 1939. Courtesy of British Pathé

The King's Cup Air Race at Elmdon, 1949. Courtesy of British Pathé

Footage of Elmdon, 1965. Courtesy of clarkgore

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