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Yeadon (Leeds/Bradford)

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At 681 feet Leeds Bradford International is the highest airport in Britain.

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Also known as: Leeds Bradford International Airport / RAF Yeadon / Yeadon Aerodrome
County: West Yorkshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 17 October 1931
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

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

  • Bridgepoint Capital Limited
  • Leeds Bradford Spotters Group
  • Servisair
  • Premier Inn Leeds/Bradford Airport
  • The Aviation Academy
  • The Saltaire - bar and eatery
  • Travelodge Leeds Bradford Airport
  • Yeadon Library

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • AV Roe & Company (Avro)

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 6 AACU
  • No 9 AEF
  • No 20 EFTS
  • No 23 GS
  • No 51 Gp Comms Flight
  • No 609 Sqn
  • No 664 Sqn
  • No 1964 Reserve AOP Flight
  • Air Anglia
  • Air Southwest
  • Air UK
  • BH Air
  • BKS Air Transport
  • Blackpool and West Coast Air Services
  • BMI Regional
  • British Airways
  • Brown Air
  • Capital Airlines
  • Centralwings
  • Channel Airways
  • Dan-Air
  • easyJet
  • Executive Air Transport
  • First Choice Airways
  • Flybe
  • Jet2.com
  • KLM Cityhopper
  • Knight Air
  • Lancashire Aircraft Corporation
  • Leeds UAS
  • Leeds/Bradford Air Centre
  • Manx2
  • Monarch Airlines
  • Multiflight
  • North Eastern Airways
  • North-South Airlines
  • Northair Aviation
  • Orbest Orizonia Airlines
  • Pakistan International Airlines
  • PTT Aviation Ltd
  • Ryanair
  • Silver City Airways
  • Starways
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airways
  • Yorkshire Aeroplane Club
  • Yorkshire Air Ambulance¬†
  • Yorkshire Territorial Flying Group

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