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Solent Airport at Daedalus

Following a competitive procurement process, Regional and City Airports Ltd (RCA) were appointed in 2016 to provide management services at the Airport, on behalf of the Council.  This appointment has ensured that the airport is managed professionally by an operator with extensive experience in the aviation sector.

Facilities at the airport include CAA Licensed Aerodrome with a resurfaced runway, aircraft refuelling, on-site engineering, hangarage, outdoor parking, along with flying tuition and flight experiences.  There is also a café and viewing area for members of the public to enjoy.

Visit Solent Airport External Hyperlink to find out more.


Daedalus 100

On 16 September 2017 thousands of people attended a special event to celebrate 100 years of flying at Daedalus.

More than 2,500 turned out for the celebration at Solent Airport which included static aircraft displays, children's activities, fun fair and stalls.


D-Day 75

Daedalus was the busiest airport in the country on 6 June 1944.  Seventy-five years later, over the weekend of 8 and 9 June, thousands of people flocked to an airshow which formed of a national commemoration to mark this significant anniversary.






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