New name and new executive business aviation facilities for Cambridge airport


07-10-2008

The airport formerly known as Cambridge City Airport has changed its name and will now be known as Marshall Airport Cambridge UK to coincide with the latest exciting development at the airport – the Marshall Business Aviation Centre.

This new identity signifies a new era for the Airport and creates an ideal opportunity to capitalise on the Marshall name with all it represents, whilst maintaining the strong connection to the world-renowned City of Cambridge and the surrounding community.

Recently Marshall and the Airport have focussed their attentions on the expanding business aviation industry. Whilst benefiting from current airport and engineering facilities on site at Cambridge, Marshall has invested £4.7 million in state-of-the-art technology to construct the new business aviation centre and aircraft maintenance facility.

The Marshall Business Aviation Centre comprises of an executive handling facility for travellers, a conference suite, and planning centre and rest cabins for pilots, adjacent to an integrated aircraft maintenance facility which doubles the current capacity at Cambridge. The Marshall Business Aviation Centre will be open for business on the 8th October and an official launch will take place soon.

During 2009 the Marshall Group of Companies will be celebrating their centenary, and June 9th marks the 80th anniversary of the opening of the first Cambridge airfield. On June 9th Marshall Airport Cambridge UK and Marshall Business Aviation will host the fifth Business & General Aviation Day with European Business Air News magazine to celebrate this important milestone.

Marshall Airport Cambridge UK allows pilots and aircraft operators the focus and flexibility of a local airport, whilst benefiting from direct access to London, East Anglia and beyond. The airport holds a Public Use Licence and can accept public transport aircraft up to Boeing B757 or Airbus A320 size on its 2km runway. For the aircraft owner or operator, the airport has no slot restrictions and flexible opening hours, with the support of Marshall’s established maintenance and repair facility as well as design engineering expertise on site.

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For further information, please contact:
Vicki Lea
PR Officer, Marshall Aerospace
Tel: +44 1223 373445
Email: vicki.lea@marshallaerospace.com

 

Founded in 1909, the Marshall Group has a turnover of £2.5bn and over 5,700 employees. Headquartered on a 900-acre site in Cambridge, Marshall has three principal arms to the business: Aerospace and Defence; Property; and Ventures.

Marshall Group