City Airport are teaming up with the Friends of Barton Aerodrome (FoBA) to hold a weekend Fly-in on the 18th & 19th May!

Whether you are a pilot, spotter or aviation enthusiast there will be plenty to see and do! 

Our cafe & bar will be open each day from 9am till 5pm for you to sit back and enjoy the view. 

The Friends of Barton Aerodrome (FOBA) is a non-profit organisation that supports improvements of and to the aerodrome as well as support local aerodrome events, whilst also providing benefits to its Members. It provides an ideal focal point for the local community, enthusiasts and other supporters and general public who take an interest in the activities at City Airport. More information on FoBA can be found at

 Pilot Information

All types of general aviation aircraft are welcome and we are offering FREE landings to visiting pilots all weekend. 

We do ask pilots to complete a PPR before arriving with us, you can do this via our online form or calling 0161 789 1362 where our helpful desk team can book you in. 

Pilots wishing to do so can camp under their wings over the Saturday / Sunday evening - please let us know if you plan to do so when booking your PPR, alternatively we are situated less than 2 miles from the Trafford Centre where there is hotel facilities.