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Default Barton Aerodrome - 27-05-2012, 22:46

Or City Airport, Manchester was Britains first Municipal airport (built 1928 to 1930) and has (probably) the oldest purpose built control tower in the world still used for it's original purpose. For 60 years it was home to one of the oldest aero clubs in the world, Lancashire Aero Club but they have now moved to Kenyon Hall Farm strip. Northwest Air Ambulance and Greater Manchester Police Air Support Unit are both based at this small, friendy and busy airfield.

Terminal 1

This building is due to be renovated and will then house the airport offices and museum

Control tower

Pemberton hangar

A lot more photos at:

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Default 28-05-2012, 19:41

not seen this place for yeeeeears!
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Default 01-06-2012, 22:42

Originally Posted by Andyj23UK View Post
good report - but i would avoid this place like the plague - the mad bastards are teaching reddood how to fly a plane - nothing good can come of this

i'm there tomorrow actually, so sunday may depend on how i get on.

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