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Bristol Airport

Airport information
Airport typePublic
OperatorSouth West Airports Limited
LocationLulsgate Bottom, North Somerset
Elevation190 m (622 ft)
Passenger change 09-10(+)1.9%
Aircraft Movements69134
Movements change 09-10(-)1.6%

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Bristol Airport , located at Lulsgate Bottom in North Somerset, is the commercial airport serving the city of Bristol, England and the surrounding area. At first it was named Bristol Lulsgate Airport and from March 1997 to March 2010 it was known as Bristol International Airport. In 2003, the airport drew 45% of its passengers from the former county of Avon area, 13% from Devon, 10% from Somerset. In 2010 it was the ninth busiest airport in the United Kingdom, handling 5,747,604 passengers, a 1.9% increase compared with 2009.

The airport has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (number P432) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers and for flying instruction.

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