Coventry Airport Closed

ALL FLIGHT activities at Coventry Airport in the UK were suspended on December 8 after its owner issued a Notice to Airmen, informing pilots and aircraft that the airport was no longer operational.  The following day the company, West Midlands International Airport Ltd, was placed into receivership by a High Court.  Tenants and users of the facility have had to relocate, with cargo operators HD Air and West Atlantic Airlines moving to Birmingham, Atlantic Flight Training to Wellesbourne, and general aviation activity is being spread around smaller airfields in the Midlands’ region.
The ownership of the site has reverted to Coventry City Council, the title-holder of the freehold and it is working to get the airport re-opened at the earliest opportunity.  “We remain committed to the long-term future of the site as an airport and we will be doing all that we can to support the attempts to secure new ownership and on-going commercial management,” said City Council Leader Ken Taylor.