Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, ICAO: EGCN, is an international airport located approximately 3.5 miles southeast of Doncaster in the United Kingdom. The airport’s history can be traced back to 1915 when it was originally opened as Finningley Airfield for the Royal Flying Corps. It would go on to be used by [...]
Edinburgh Airport, ICAO: EGPH, is located in the City of Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2011 it was the busiest airport in Scotland handling just over 9.4 million passengers and the sixth busiest in the United Kingdom. Like so many other modern day airports Edinburgh was originally a military aerodrome. Opened in 1915 by [...]
12 miles west of the city of Cardiff in the village of Rhoose, Wales is where you will find Cardiff International Airport. It is the only airport in Wales that offers international flights. Its history can be traced back to the early 1940’s when it was used for training by the Royal [...]
“How about some tea with scones and jam? Well that sounds jolly, old fellow!” I dare say that everybody will have recognized this stereotype. It’s of course an upper class Englishman in a black suit with a nice hat and a walking stick. He uses that walking stick to calmly cross the river Thames, [...]
UK2000‘s next “Xtreme” airport for Microsoft Flight Simulators 9 and X is EGFF – Cardiff International Airport, with a customer base covering Wales’s capital city, plus the entire south of the country and parts of western and southern England as well.
Although usually home to low cost and charter carriers, the same as most UK [...]
East Midlands Airport, EGNX, is situated between the cities of Derby, Leicester and Nottingham in central England. The site was originally a Royal Air Force station used during the Second World War but was decommissioned in 1946. It was eventually purchased by local government authorities in 1964 and was reopened for passenger [...]