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Fuel Price Changes

Customers are advised that with effect from 4th June 2018 the following revised prices are in effect, due to a change in price from our supplier;

Avgas 100LL – £1.64/litre plus VAT
Avgas UL91 – £1.64/litre plus VAT
Jet A1 – £0.93/litre plus VAT

Fuel Price Changes

Customers are advised that with effect from 3rd May 2018 the following revised prices are in effect, due to a change in price from our supplier;

Avgas 100LL – £1.55/litre plus VAT
Avgas UL91 – £1.55/litre plus VAT
Jet A1 – £0.89/litre plus VAT

Fuel Price Changes

Customers are advised that with effect from 5th April 2018 the following revised prices are in effect, due to a change in price from our supplier;

Avgas 100LL – £1.49/litre plus VAT
Avgas UL91 – £1.49/litre plus VAT
Jet A1 – £0.85/litre plus VAT

Fuel Price Changes

Customers are advised that with effect from 2nd March 2018 the following revised prices are in effect, due to a change in price from our supplier;

Avgas 100LL – £1.48/litre plus VAT
Avgas UL91 – £1.48/litre plus VAT
Jet A1 – £0.85/litre plus VAT

GASCo Safety Evening

In association with GASCo, we are holding an Aviation Safety Evening.

Date: Monday 16th April 2018, 7.30pm.

Venue: Runway 26 Cafe/Bar, City Airport, Liverpool Road, Eccles. M30 7SA

Free Parking. Bar and Hot Food Available from 6pm.

Due to limited capacity, spaces are limited and therefore to attend you must register. Please click here to register.

Fuel Price Changes

Customers are advised that with effect from 3rd January 2018 the following revised prices are in effect, due to a change in price from our supplier;

Avgas 100LL – £1.52/litre plus VAT
Avgas UL91 – £1.52/litre plus VAT
Jet A1 – £0.86/litre plus VAT

Drone Safety Event

On Saturday 13th January City Airport opened its doors to hobbyists and professional operators and owners of Drones.

The objective of the event was to provide useful tips and information to drone pilots so that they can be operated safety and within the law.

A presentation was given by Steve Cooper, a Flight Information Service Officer at City Airport, giving details on best practice, pre flight preparation, local airspace restrictions, safety and adherence to legal requirements.

Those attending were also given an opportunity to look around a light aircraft and a tour of the Control Tower at City Airport.

Further advice and guidance was also presented by Chris Wild, Head of Airfield Safety and Compliance at Manchester Airport, and Ian Dickson, Head of Air Traffic Control at Manchester Airport.

Nick Duriez, Airport Director at City Airport commented. “Leisure and commercial use of drones is on the increase as technology develops and they become more easily accessible. It is important that these flying devices can be safety integrated into the shared airspace that is also used by manned aircraft, helicopters and other airspace users. At City Airport we want to ensure that drone pilots are fully aware of their responsibilities and help facilitate drone flights whilst ensuring that drones are flown without causing danger to others. We welcome any drone pilots to contact us at any time for help and advice.”


For more information and guidance see:

www.cityairportandheliport.com/drone

www.manchesterairport.co.uk/aviation-professionals/airfield-operations/manchester/drones/


www.dronesafe.uk


 

Fuel Price Changes

Customers are advised that with effect from 3rd January 2018 the following revised prices are in effect, due to a change in price from our supplier;

Avgas 100LL – £1.49/litre plus VAT
Avgas UL91 – £1.49/litre plus VAT
Jet A1 – £0.85/litre plus VAT

Celebrating 2017

A note from our Airport Director.

As we draw 2017 to a close, I’m proud that we can look back on another great year of activity and achievements. It really has been a very busy rollercoaster of a year, and I’d like to thank our team who worked non stop throughout. 

For the benefit of our enthusiasts, we introduced our live HD webcams. We held various events, introducing our first season of regular Car Boot Sales, our two popular Family Fun and Dog Shows, the UK’s first Pride in Aviation, our annual Firework Spectacular and we welcomed Santa to our three Children’s Christmas Parties. 

For the aviators, we invested significantly again in various continuing runway surface grading improvements, hosted several Fly-In Events and a popular GASCo Safety Evening. 

To help ensure our facilities are brought up to standard, we invested in a complete refurbishment of our toilets, and installation of our   Children’s Play Area, helping to ensure that our Runway26 Cafe and Bar goes from strength to strength in our 3rd year of operating this facility. 

Throughout the year, we’ve welcomed over 80 military visiting helicopters whom it is always a pleasure to welcome, and talking of pleasure, literally hundreds of people took to the air in helicopter pleasure flights. We welcomed to the airfield a brand new flight simulator owned and operated by LAC Flying School and across our 6 Flying Schools 44 people completed their first solo flights with just as many going on to complete their Pilot Licences. 

In summer we were treated to a Fly Past by the Lancaster Bomber and many of the enthusiasts who saw this are members of the Friends of Barton Aerodrome, which has gone from strength to strength, hosting Photography Events, and they have supported us by hosting hundreds of people on educational tours around the Airfield. 

The original Terminal building has continued its refurbishment and the Veterans Garage who’s aim is to support ex veterans have become fully established, and to aid their support and fundraising working with the Airport have also hosted several well attended car and music events through the year. 

My focus now turns to the year ahead, and indeed beyond as we embark on creation of a new 5 year business plan and longer term strategy to ensure that the Airport can be a sustainable, friendly aviation and visitor facility for the enjoyment of our local community, the City of Salford and the wider region. 

To this end, I’d welcome feedback from all our customers as this helps us to ensure we can direct our energies to meet the needs of everyone, and invite you to take part by visiting www.visitcityairport.co.uk/survey

I look forward to an exciting year ahead and I’d like to wish all our customers a safe, enjoyable and prosperous 2018. 

Nick Duriez
Airport Director
City Airport & Heliport

Customer Survey

Each year we run our annual Customer Survey.

We use this information to help develop our strategies over the coming years, to ensure that City Airport & Heliport can continue to thrive and grow, and we take on board all comments and suggestions received.

Please click here to complete our survey

Our survey will remain open until mid January 2018

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