HC Deb 01 June 1938 vol 336 cc2052-4W
Mr. Lyons

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he will indicate the civil airports of Great Britain which are privately owned and which are municipal, respectively, and showing those through which regular services operate and at what periods, and distinguishing those which are summer services only?

Captain Balfour

The information asked for is as follows:

Name of Aerodrome. Services, 1937. Services, May, 1938.
All Year. Summer.
Private—Licensed for Public Use:
Woodford, Cheshire
Reading (Woodley) …
Bekesbourne (Canterbury) —.
Woolston, Southampton No services at Woolston during January-March, 1937. From March, 1937, incorporated in Southampton Water (Hythe) and since in use by Imperial Airways, Limited, for Empire services.
Sywell (Northampton)
Whitley (Coventry)
Kirkwall (Wideford) Yes Yes.
Maidstone (West Mailing)
Gatwick Regular services in operation until March, 1937.
Biggleswade (Old Warden Park)
Newtownards (Ards) Yes Yes.
Redhill (Nutfield)
Feltham (Hanworth Park) —.
Bournemouth (Christchurch) Yes Yes.
Heanton Court, Barnstaple Yes Yes.
Brough, East Yorks
Teignmouth (Haldon)
Sumburgh, Lerwick From March Yes.
Cambridge (Teversham)
Radlett, Hertfordshire
Filton, Gloucestershire
Heath Row, Middlesex
Broxbourne (Mazeing Mead)
Gloucester (Brockworth)
Ratcliffe, Leicester
High Post, Salisbury
Newton House Hotel, Leeming
Bishops Tachbrook, Leamington Spa
Wick Yes Yes.
Witney, Oxfordshire
Bembridge, Isle of Wight Yes Yes.
Pershore (Throckmorton)
Aberdeen (Dyce) From April Yes.
Macmerry (Tranent), East Lothian
Netherthorpe, Worksop
Lea, Sandown, Isle of Wight
Port Ellen (Glenegedale), Islay Yes Yes.
Campbeltown, Argyllshire Yes Yes.
Leicester (Desford)
Prestwick (Ayrshire)
White Waltham, Maidenhead
Yatesbury, Wiltshire
Wilmington, near Polegate, Sussex
Brooklands, Byfleet
Coventry (Anstey)
Ryde (Barnsley Farm), Isle of Wight From March Yes.
Lundy Island, Devon Yes Yes.
Leicester (Rearsby)
Isles of Stilly, St. Mary's From September Yes.
Cornwall, Lands End From September Yes.
Barton in the Clay, Bedfordshire
Kintore, Aberdeenshire Yes Yes.
St. Merryn, Cornwall
Benbecula, Inverness Yes, on request only Yes.
Denham, Bucks
Elstree (Aldenham)

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