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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Location for a new 'Manchester Airport' chosen.


Building of the airport commences


Airport officially opens
First landing by passenger aircraft


Alternative site at Ringway approved

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