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Sad day as Blackpool Airport closes

Today, 15 October 2014, will see the last commercial flights at Blackpool Airport.

A notice on the airport’s website states that

Commercial operations at Blackpool Airport will cease from 18:00 on Wednesday 15th October 2014 and the airport will no longer be open to members of the public.

Passengers who parked in the car parks prior to 15 October 2014 and returning to Blackpool after this date will have access to the site to collect their vehicles however the terminal will be closed and no new car parking will be permitted on site from 15th October 2014.

Work is currently underway with the independent aviation businesses and tenants at the airport to understand if their operations can continue in the future. Working in partnership with the local authorities, regeneration plans are also being developed which will be designed to create future employment and sustainable economic development opportunities for Blackpool and the Fylde Coast.