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Ringway (Manchester)

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Also known as: Manchester Airport / Manchester International Airport / RAF Ringway
County: Greater Manchester
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 8 June 1937
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil / Civil (foreign)
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1941)
Prominent People: Yuri Gagarin

N.B. - Ringway is situated across the two counties of Cheshire and Greater Manchester but primarily geographically resides in Greater Manchester.


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

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  • Airport Hotel Manchester Ltd
  • Airport Inn Manchester Hotel & Spa
  • Alpha Airport Shopping
  • Attitude
  • bar 08
  • Bar MCR
  • Be Relax
  • Best of the Best
  • Bewleys Hotel Manchester Airport
  • Biza
  • Bolton Council
  • Boots
  • Broderick's
  • Burger King
  • Bury Council
  • Caffe Nero
  • Caffe Ritazza
  • Claire's Accessories
  • Clancy's Coffee
  • Costa Coffee
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester Airport
  • Delice de France
  • Dixons Travel
  • Epernay
  • Fat Face
  • Frankie & Benny's
  • Giraffe
  • Greggs
  • Hilton Manchester Airport Hotel
  • JD
  • Jo Malone
  • Joe's Kitchen & Coffeehouse
  • Kuehne+Nagel Ltd
  • Kurt Geiger
  • Manchester Airports Group (M.A.G)
  • Manchester Airport Marriott Hotel
  • Manchester City Council
  • Mango
  • Monsoon
  • Next
  • Oldham Council
  • Premier Inn Manchester Airport
  • Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport
  • Ringway Parish Council
  • Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Runway Bar
  • Runway Brasserie
  • Salford City Council
  • Servisair
  • SockShop
  • Soho Coffee Co.
  • Spar
  • Starbucks
  • Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Swatch
  • T.M.Lewin
  • Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Temptation
  • The Airport Public House & Grill
  • The Body Shop
  • The Bollin River Cafe
  • The Medlock
  • The Observatory Bar
  • The Real Food Company
  • Tie Rack
  • Timberland
  • Trattoria Mailano
  • Travelodge Manchester Airport
  • WHSmith
  • WHSmith Books
  • Wigan Council
  • Wrapid

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • AV Roe & Company (Avro)
  • Aviance UK
  • BAA Limited
  • BAA plc
  • British Airports Authority
  • Fairey Aviation Company
  • Heathrow Airport Holdings

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Parachute Training School
  • No 4 Sqn
  • No 5 SFTS
  • No 6 AACU
  • No 7 AACU
  • No 8 AACU
  • No 14 FP ATA
  • No 14 FPP (Civilian)
  • No 50 (Army Co-operation) Wing
  • No 50 E&RFTS
  • No 64 Sqn
  • No 78 Sqn
  • No 107 (Transport) OTU
  • No 110 (Anti-Aircraft Co-operation) Wing
  • No 253 Sqn
  • No 264 Sqn
  • No 296 Sqn
  • No 613 Sqn
  • No 663 Sqn
  • No 1951 Reserve AOP Flight
  • Adria Airways
  • Aeroflot
  • Air 2000
  • Air Algerie
  • Air Anglia
  • Air Atlanta Europe
  • Air Canada
  • Air Europe
  • Air France
  • Air India
  • Air Jamaica
  • Air Malta
  • Air Manchester
  • Air Mauritius
  • Air Polonia
  • Air Scandic
  • Air Scotland
  • Air Seychelles
  • Air Southwest
  • Air Transat
  • Air UK
  • Air UK Leisure
  • Air Wales
  • AirBaltic
  • Airborne Forces Establishment
  • Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment
  • Airtours International Airways
  • Airviews
  • Airworld
  • Alitalia
  • American Airlines
  • Aurigny Air Services
  • Austrian Airlines
  • BA Connect
  • Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
  • BEA
  • Belavia
  • BH Air
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Blue Islands
  • BMI Regional
  • bmibaby
  • Britannia Airways
  • British Airtours
  • British Airways
  • British Airways Citiexpress
  • British Island Airways
  • Brooklands Flying Group
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Brymon Airways
  • Bulgaria Air
  • Cal Air International
  • Caledonian Airways
  • Cambrian Airways
  • Capital Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Central Landing Establishment
  • Central Landing School
  • Centralwings
  • Channel Airways
  • China Airlines
  • City Airline
  • Continental Airlines
  • Croatia Airlines
  • Cunard Eagle Airways
  • Cyprus Turkish Airlines
  • Czech Airlines
  • Dan-Air
  • Danube Wings
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Development Unit (Central Landing Establishment)
  • Dragonair
  • Dubrovnik Airline
  • easyJet
  • El Al
  • Emirates
  • Estonian Air
  • Etihad Airways
  • Eurocypria Airlines
  • EuroManx
  • Excalibur Airways
  • Fingland’s Airways
  • Finnair
  • First Choice Airways
  • Fly Hellas
  • Flybe
  • Flyglobespan
  • Germanwings
  • Glider Exercise Sqn
  • Glider Exercise Unit
  • Glider Flight
  • Glider Training Sqn
  • Guernsey Airlines
  • Gulf Air
  • Hunting-Clan Air Transport
  • Iberia
  • Icelandair
  • Isle of Man Air Services
  • Jat Airways
  • Jersey Airlines
  • Jet Armenia
  • Jet2.com
  • KLM Cityhopper
  • Libyan Airlines
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa Cargo
  • Luxair
  • Mahan Air
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Malev Hungarian Airlines
  • Malinair
  • Manchester Air Taxis
  • Manchester Flying Club
  • Manchester UAS
  • Melba Airways
  • Mercury Airlines
  • Monarch Airlines
  • MyTravel Airways
  • Neos
  • Northern Executive Aviation
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle
  • Olympic Airlines
  • Orbest Orizonia Airlines
  • Pakistan International Airlines
  • Parachute Training Centre
  • Parachute Training School
  • Parachute Training Sqn
  • Pegasus Airlines
  • Portugalia
  • Qantas
  • Qatar Airways
  • Railway Air Services
  • Ringway Aero Club
  • Ryanair
  • SAS Braathens
  • SATA International
  • Saudia
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Scottish Airlines
  • Silver City Airways
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Sivewright Airways
  • SkyEurope
  • Small Planet Airlines
  • SN Brussels Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • Spanair
  • Starways
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • Syrian Air
  • TAP Portugal
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airways
  • Tradair
  • Tunisair
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • US Airways
  • Uzbekistan Airways
  • Viking Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • Virgin Sun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Predecessor Airport(s):

Barton

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