Filton airfield to close in 2012

In reaction to today’s announcement by BAE Systems of the closure of Filton airfield, Jack Lopresti MP for Filton and Bradley Stoke said: “I am disappointed about today’s news; I live within sight of the runway, and the closure effectively means the end to over 100 years of Filton’s use as an aerodrome, a huge part of our aviation history.

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