Timeline

Welcome to our history timeline of notable events at City Airport. Click on the headings to read more about each event. We will be gradually adding to this important archive to enrich the wealth of information known to us. If you have any information, photo’s etc that may be worthwhile adding to this archive, please Contact Us.

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1928

Location for a new 'Manchester Airport' chosen.

1929

Building of the airport commences

1930

Airport officially opens
First landing by passenger aircraft

1934

Alternative site at Ringway approved

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