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Lulsgate Bottom (Bristol) (Broadfield Down)

Major
Also known as: Bristol International Airport / Lulsgate / RAF Broadfield Down / RAF Lulsgate Bottom
County: North Somerset
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened September 1940
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Bar Zero9
  • Burger King
  • Caffe Ritazza
  • Claire's Accessories
  • Collection
  • Dexters Restaurant
  • Flying Visit
  • Seafood Bar
  • Servisair
  • Soho Coffee Co.
  • South West Airports Limited
  • Starbucks
  • Subway
  • Superdrug
  • Travelex
  • WHSmith
  • WHSmith Books
  • World Duty Free

Notable Past Associated Organisations:           

  • Bristol Motor Cycle and Light Car Club

Main Unit(s) Present:

  • No 3 FIS
  • No 3 (P) AFU
  • No 10 EFTS
  • No 286 Sqn
  • No 1540 BAT Flight
  • Air France
  • Air Malta
  • Air Southwest
  • Air Wales
  • Airways International Cymru
  • Airworld
  • APC Flying Group
  • Aurigny Air Services
  • BA Connect
  • BH Air
  • Blue Islands
  • BMI Regional
  • bmibaby
  • Bristol Air Taxis
  • Bristol and Wessex Aeroplane Club
  • Bristol Mercury Flying Group
  • British Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Brymon Airways
  • Cambrian Airways
  • Channel Airways
  • Continental Airlines
  • Dan-Air
  • Derby Airways
  • Eastern Airways
  • easyJet
  • EuroManx
  • First Choice Airways
  • Flybe
  • Hamburg International
  • Helvetic Airways
  • Kenya Airways
  • KLM Cityhopper
  • Monarch Airlines
  • MyTravel Airways
  • Ryanair
  • SN Brussels Airlines
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airways
  • TNT Airways
  • Viking Airlines

A short history of Bristol Airport. Courtesy of Bristol Airport UK

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

South Cerney

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