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Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport
Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerNewcastle Airport Local Authority Holding Company Ltd, Copenhagen Airports A/S
OperatorNewcastle International Airport Ltd
ServesNewcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
LocationWoolsington, Tyne and Wear
Elevation81 m (266 ft)
Passenger change 09-10(-)5.1%
Aircraft Movements66677
Movements change 09-10(-)3.7%

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Newcastle International Airport is located in Woolsington in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, 5 NM north-west of the city centre. In 2010 it was the 11th busiest airport in the United Kingdom.

The airport is owned by seven local authorities (51%) and Copenhagen Airport (49%). The seven local authorities are: Durham County Council, Gateshead MBC, City of Newcastle, North Tyneside MBC, Northumberland County Council, South Tyneside MBC and City of Sunderland.

Newcastle Airport has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P725) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction.

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