Our 2021 Fly-in is planned for Saturday 18th September at Barton Aerodrome / City Airport

All types of General Aviation aircraft are welcomed and pilots should pre-book their arrival on the Airport PPR form, here is a link you can click that will take you to it. www.cityairportandheliport.com/online-ppr

On the day there will be no landing fees for aircraft arriving for the Fly-in.

We plan to award certificates and prizes to the following :

  • Best Homebuilt aircraft
  • Best Vintage aircraft
  • Best rotorcraft aircraft
  • Longest flight to Barton (by straight line)
  • Smartest aircraft to visit

We shall also be offering short tours (about 20 to 30 minutes) of the Airport which will include a short history and details some of the historic buildings on site.

The Airport also offers refreshments on site and those with a shopping trend, the Trafford Centre is close by.

The Airport will be open for aircraft movements from 9.00am to 6.00pm and we look forward to welcoming all visitors to our Fly-in.

Below are some photos and information on our 2019 Fly-in


MCR-01 Banbi G-CBNL

Jodel D117 G-AYGA

Mercury Flex-wing G-MZAK

Line -up of visiting aircraft, a Zenair CH.601 Zodiac, two Sky-Rangers and the Sports Cruiser

Some Friends of Barton Aerodrome Members were trained with marshalling aircraft and used their new skills over the weekend. Here a Cessna 172 is being marshalled to its parking spot.

The Friends of Barton Aerodrome had an area close to the Control for booking in visiting aircraft and running a number of Airport Tours throughout the weekend.