Fairoaks plan to become a world-leading GA centre

Fairoaks Airport

+VIDEO A plan to develop Fairoaks Airport into a world-leading General Aviation airport has been drawn up by Unity Land, a group of professional advisers and experts with “impeccable credentials in aviation and airport development”.

“We are passionate about preserving and enhancing Fairoaks and seeing the airport fulfill its potential,” said a Unity Land spokesperson.

“We want it to flourish as a crucially important and commercially successful world leading General Aviation facility.”

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Unity Land has assembled and is supported by a team of leading professional advisers and experts, with impeccable credentials in aviation and airport development, planning, architecture and design and large scale real estate project management.

“Our vision and objective is to secure the future of Fairoaks Airport as a thriving, world-class General Aviation hub, providing state of the art facilities for the operation, storage and maintenance of light aircraft and helicopters, high quality STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) jobs and aviation related training and education for the foreseeable future.

“The world of General Aviation is changing rapidly, and Fairoaks Airport will lead the world in the introduction of the new generation of quiet, fast, highly fuel efficient aircraft with single, turboprop engines, which are capable of transporting 4-9 people to destinations within 200-1200 miles in complete comfort and safety.

“There will be new high-quality catering and viewing facilities to enable the public to watch and experience the activities at Fairoaks Airport which have in the past, and will under our stewardship continue to inspire future generations to become involved in the world of aviation, in whatever direction their interests lie.”

Unity Land

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  • Trevor Sanderson says:

    This is excellent news and I wish you success with your plans.

  • Michael Gould says:

    I am so pleased to hear that, I hope you will be successful. I retired from flying four years ago, after 40 years of operating my Robin aircraft, variously G-AYCO, G-EYCO and G-IYCO from my base in Jersey. I believe I remember signing up to a petition which led to the laying of the hard runway.

    As an access from the Channel Islands and other points South, Fairoaks is so well placed, whether for business, sport or other social activities. I used it for all of those things, having family in the area, professional interests and being an active golfer – a good number of rounds comfortingly close to the airfield!

    Many happy memories, I enjoyed my visits to the tower!

    Good luck.

    Michael Gould

  • David Keirle says:

    It is great news but we need Surrey Heath Borough Council and Runnymede Council to refuse the highly flawed planning application submitted for 1,000 homes. There is still a long way to go to achieve this. So if you fly into or use Fairoaks please write to both Councils explaining why the Airport needs to be saved from inappropriate residential development. Easy to do on either Council’s website.

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