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Guernsey (Landplane) (La Villiaze)


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Germany’s occupation of the Channel Islands inevitably brought many hardships but several long-term advantages were gained too, such as the landing area at Guernsey Airport being lengthened and improved.

Also known as: Guernsey Airport
County: Channel Islands
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):

  • Aiglle Flight Support
  • Airport Travellers Shop
  • Anglo Normandy Aeroengineering Ltd
  • ASG
  • Cafe Ritazza
  • Food Village
  • Guernsey Duty Free
  • Servisair

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 48 Sqn
  • Air Berlin
  • Air France
  • Air Safaris
  • Air Southwest
  • Air UK
  • Anglo-Normandy Aviation
  • Atlantic Airlines
  • Aurigny Air Services
  • BA Connect
  • BEA
  • BKS Air Transport
  • Blue Islands
  • British Airways
  • British Island Airways
  • British United Air Ferries
  • British United Island Airways
  • Cambrian Air Services
  • Capital Airlines
  • Channel Airways
  • Channel Aviation
  • CityJet
  • Dan-Air
  • Don Everall (Aviation)
  • East Anglian Flying Services
  • Flybe
  • Guernsey Aero Club
  • Guernsey Airlines
  • Guernsey Airways
  • Island Air Charters
  • Jersey Airlines
  • Morton Air Services
  • Murray Chown Aviation
  • Olley Air Service
  • School of General Reconnaissance
  • Silver City Airways
  • Transair

A history of Guernsey Airport and the new control tower, 1978. Courtesy of ITV Channel Television

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