a few words about us

We are a leading airport company – serving the whole community Airports Group is the largest UK-owned airport operator, serving around 42 million passengers every year and handling 600,000 tonnes of air freight every year, through its ownership and operation of Manchester, London Stansted, East Midlands and Bournemouth airports.

Since that time, Airport has assumed ultimate responsibility for the operations of Airport including all airport infrastructure investment with no government funding. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Airport has two major terminals servicing 26 airlines flying to 67 destinations.

It is a suburb in its own right, the largest airport in the city by land size (2700 hectares) and the third largest airport in Australia by passenger numbers with more than 22 million passengers travelling through the airport in FY15. While maintaining its vision for Airport to be the world’s best and the preferred choice for passengers, airlines, business and the community, Airport manages the airport with a strong focus on community, sustainability, education, knowledge and economic growth, adopting world-leading technologies, systems and practices.