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About Norwich Airport

Norwich Airport’s majority owner is Regional & City Airports, part of the Rigby Group of companies. Norwich City Council and Norfolk County Council each own a minority interest in the Airport

Facts and Figures

Managing Director Richard Pace
Airport Employees 260
Airport Land Size 280 Hectares
Source EEDA report by York Aviation
Geographical Coordinates 52 40’33” N 001 16’58” E
Location 2.5 Miles North of Norwich
IATA Code NWI
ICAO Code EGSH
Terminals 1
Runway 1841 metres long

Passengers

2015 / 16 2014 / 15 2013 / 14 2012 / 13 2011 / 12 2010 / 11
Scheduled Traffic 252,129 258,918 255,753 264,544 266,101 272,061
Charter Traffic 107,273 100,859 108,305 73,724 84,895 106,140
Gas Platforms & Domestic Charter 114,082 106,354 106,246 90,508 80,873 61,017
Total Passengers 473,484 466,131 470,304 428,776 431,869 439,218
2015 / 16
Scheduled Traffic 252,129
Charter Traffic 107,273
Gas Platforms & Domestic Charter 114,082
Total Passengers 473,484
2014 / 15
Scheduled Traffic 258,918
Charter Traffic 100,859
Gas Platforms & Domestic Charter 106,354
Total Passengers 466,131
2013 / 14
Scheduled Traffic 255,753
Charter Traffic 108,305
Gas Platforms & Domestic Charter 106,246
Total Passengers 470,304
2012 / 13
Scheduled Traffic 264,544
Charter Traffic 73,724
Gas Platforms & Domestic Charter 90,508
Total Passengers 428,776
2011 / 12
Scheduled Traffic 266,101
Charter Traffic 84,895
Gas Platforms & Domestic Charter 80,873
Total Passengers 431,869
2010 / 11
Scheduled Traffic 272,061
Charter Traffic 106,140
Gas Platforms & Domestic Charter 61,017
Total Passengers 439,218

Catchment Area

1.5 million people within a 90 minute drive of Norwich Airport, which covers Norfolk, Suffolk and North Cambridgeshire.

Closest Airport 85.5 miles, Stansted. (This is approx. 2 hour drive time)

History

2016 New Engine Test Facility opened.
2014 Airport acquired by Rigby Group PLC. The airport is now part of Regional City Airports.
2010 New security contract appointed to Wilson James.
2007 Passenger numbers reached an all-time high of 772,666.
2007 Airport Development Fee introduced to contribute towards new airport facilities.
2004 Omniport PLC became the majority shareholders with Norwich City Council and Norfolk County Council retaining the remaining interest.
2001 Securicor/G4S were awarded a 7 year contract.
2001 Air BP won the contract to operate the refuelling system.
2000 NCP won a 21 Year contract for the car parking facilities at the airport.
1999 New corporate identity launched as Norwich International.
1999 Caterleisure who has expertise in airport and leisure catering took over the catering and bars.
1987 Became a limited company. Improved financial position to a point where the company could invest in four extensions to the terminal building.
1971 Holiday charter flights started and customs granted it Cat. C which meant it became an approved customs airfield.
1970 Customs authority granted approval for the export and import of all types of freight. Later this year a Plessey Radar system was installed.
1969 Fuel supply service became operational.
1967 Norfolk County Council & Norwich City Council purchased and moved to Horsham St Faith.
1933 Officially opened in Mousehold.