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Woolsington (Newcastle)

Major
Also known as: Newcastle Airport / Newcastle International Airport / Newcastle Municipal / RAF Woolsington / Woolsington Aerodrome
County: Tyne and Wear
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 26 July 1935
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
  • AMP Capital
  • Biza Tax & Duty Free
  • Boots
  • Britannia Hotel Newcastle Airport
  • Claire's Accessories
  • Copenhagen Airports A/S
  • Cuba Lily Tax Free
  • Dinnington Parish Council
  • Dixons Travel
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
  • Durham County Council
  • JD Sports
  • Kuehne+Nagel Ltd
  • Northumberland County Council
  • Premier Inn Newcastle Airport
  • Servisair 
  • Shell
  • The Kids Store
  • Travelex
  • Traveller
  • WH Smith
  • Whistlestop Convenience Store
  • Woolsington Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 13 Gp Comms Flight
  • No 27 EGS / NE27 EGS
  • No 27 GS
  • No 43 E&RFTS
  • No 55 OTU
  • No 62 OTU
  • No 72 Sqn
  • No 83 MU
  • No 278 Sqn
  • No 281 Sqn
  • Air 2000
  • Air Anglia
  • Air France
  • Air Malta
  • Air Safaris
  • Air Southwest
  • Airtours International Airways
  • Air Transat
  • Air UK
  • Air Wales
  • Allied Flying Group
  • Atlantic Airlines
  • BA Connect
  • BH Air
  • Birmingham European Airways
  • BKS Aero Charter
  • BKS Air Transport
  • Braathens
  • Braathens SAFE
  • Britannia Airways
  • British Airways
  • British Island Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Brymon Airways
  • Channel Airways
  • Dan-Air
  • Debonair
  • Durham UAS
  • Eastern Airways
  • easyJet
  • Emirates
  • Excalibur Airways
  • Executive Air Transport
  • Flybe
  • flybmi
  • Gill Aviation
  • Hadrian Group
  • Hunting-Clan Air Transport
  • Jet2.com
  • KLM Cityhopper
  • Lancashire Aircraft Corporation
  • Maersk Air UK
  • Manx2
  • Manx Airlines
  • Monarch Airlines
  • MyTravel Airways
  • Newcastle Flying School
  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne Municipal Flying School and Air Centre
  • Northumbria Flying School
  • PTT Aviation Ltd
  • Ryanair
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Silver City Airways
  • SN Brussels Airlines
  • Starways
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airways
  • Tyne-Tees Air Charter
  • Wideroe
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View of Woolsington, 1962.

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The runway at Woolsington, 15 October 2003.

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A hangar at Woolsington, 26 December 2005.

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A hangar at Woolsington, 4 January 2006.

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The Aero Club building at Woolsington, 4 January 2006.

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The terminal building at Woolsington, 2 January 2007.

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The new control tower at Woolsington, 5 September 2007.

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The old control tower at Woolsington, 11 November 2012.

Footage of Woolsington in the 1930s. Courtesy of Northumbrian Cine Transfers

King's Cup Air Race at Woolsington,1952. Courtesy of British Pathé

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Ouston

Predecessor Airfield(s):

Cramlington (Airfield)

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