Cambridge Airport movements in support of the Olympics


On Friday last week, Cambridge Airport had 17 aircraft movements in support of the 2012 London Olympics

Cambridge AirportCambridge Airport announced on Friday that a total of 17 aircraft movements had taken place at the airfield in support of the UK Olympics. A total of 211 further movements are  booked for the Olympic period which ends following the Paralympic Games in August.

Terry Holloway, deputy chairman of Cambridge Airport, said: “After a relatively slow start, as we had anticipated, bookings are now beginning to come into the Airport and our staff are handling in the region of 50 enquiries each day about use of the Airport.”

Cambridge Airport has been designated by the UK Government one of four airfields in the UK for possible 24/7 operations during the Olympics period.