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Eastleigh (Atlantic Park) (Southampton)

Major
Also known as: HMS Raven / NAS Eastleigh / RAF Eastleigh / RAF Southampton / RNAS Eastleigh / Southampton Airport / Southampton International Airport / Southampton Municipal Airport
County: Hampshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 23 July 1918
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / FAA / Civil / US

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Acropolis Aviation
  • Costa Coffee
  • Eastleigh Library
  • Eastleigh Local History Society
  • Heathrow Airport Holdings
  • Jet Engineering Technical Support Ltd
  • Mitchell's Kitchen & Bar
  • Servisair
  • TTT Moneycorp
  • WH Smith
  • World Duty Free
  • Xclusive Jet Charter and Management

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Aviance UK
  • BAA Limited
  • BAA plc
  • British Airports Authority
  • Cunliffe-Owen Aircraft
  • Southampton Corporation

Main unit(s) present: 

  • No 7 Sqn
  • No 28 Sqn
  • No 42 Sqn
  • No 45 Sqn
  • No 48 Sqn
  • No 101 Sqn
  • No 201 Sqn
  • No 224 Sqn
  • No 266 Sqn
  • No 269 Sqn
  • No 716 Sqn
  • No 758 Sqn
  • No 759 Sqn
  • No 760 Sqn
  • No 780 Sqn
  • No 800 Sqn
  • No 801 Sqn
  • No 802 Sqn
  • No 810 Sqn
  • No 811 Sqn
  • No 814 Sqn
  • No 816 Sqn
  • No 820 Sqn
  • No 821 Sqn
  • No 822 Sqn
  • No 825 Sqn
  • No 829 Sqn
  • Air France
  • Air UK
  • Aurigny Air Services
  • BA Connect
  • BEA
  • Blue Islands
  • Brit Air
  • British Airways
  • British Island Airways
  • British United Air Ferries
  • British United Island Airways
  • Cambrian Air Services
  • Capital Airlines
  • Eastern Airways
  • EuroManx
  • First Choice Airways
  • Flightways
  • Flybe
  • Guernsey Airways
  • Hampshire Aeroplane Club
  • Jersey Airlines
  • Jersey Airways
  • Knight Air
  • Railway Air Services
  • Rota Experimental Flight
  • Silver City Airways
  • South West Aviation
  • Southampton UAS
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Thomson Airways
  • Wessex Flying Group

Vickers Wellington and Supermarine Spitfire prototypes flying at Eastleigh, 1936. Courtesy of Southampton on Video

'Flying Wing' at Eastleigh, 1939. Courtesy of British Pathé

Major De Seversky flying a Supermarine Spitfire at Eastleigh, 1939. Courtesy of British Pathé

An Air Pageant at Eastleigh, 1946. Courtesy of British Pathé

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