Entries by James Latham

Golden Lion Children’s Trust

Today at Brighton City Airport we were delighted by the visit of Golden Lion Children’s Trust. ‘The Golden Lion Children’s Trust is a charity dedicated to providing hope, help and happiness to children with special needs and disadvantaged young people’. Working with Orrell Aviation Ltd, we welcomed the PA28, G-CHIP which is used by the […]

HRH Sophie, the Countess of Wessex at Brighton City Airport

Yesterday, we were privilege to welcome HRH Sophie, the Countess of Wessex at Brighton City Airport. HRH Sophie attended the openings of three important buildings in Shoreham, Chichester and Crawley. Firstly, HRH Sophie visited a new eye care unit at Southlands Hospital in Shoreham. The Countess toured the new facility, meeting patients and staff. After, […]

Brighton City Airport’s Visitor and Information Centre

Based next to the Main Terminal, the Visitor and Information Centre offers a rare insight into the history of Brighton City Airport. The story starts in 1910 where Harold Piffard decided to create himself a flying base on a piece of grazing land, located nearby the river that runs between Lancing and Shoreham. Piffard was […]

Bucks visit to Brighton City Airport

We had a very busy day Wednesday this week with a visit from students of Bucks University. We were privileged to welcome 30 students to the airport and FTA, one of our pilot training schools based here. The students are all interested in pursuing a career as a commercial pilot. The day started with a presentation in […]

Royal Visitor

Yesterday, we had an exciting day here at Brighton City Airport due to a Royal Visitor. We were privilege to welcome HRH The Duke of Kent who visited some local businesses. These included Ricardo PLC and Pooley Sword Limited. See Ricardo PLC’s press release here. The Duke of Kent arrived in the Royal Sikorsky S-76C. […]


It is with great sadness that we have been informed that the Wild Life Festival will not be returning in 2018. Disclosure and Rudimental are seeking a year off Wild Life to record albums which will be exciting news for all their fans we are sure.  The event has proven a fantastic success and working […]

12 days of Christmas

Day 12 – 4th January  On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me…..Twelve Drummers Drumming T – The Hummingbird Restaurant Located in our Main Terminal Building, the Humming Bird Restaurant is the perfect place to sit with family and friends and watch the planes fly as you enjoy the fabulous food […]

12 days of Christmas

DAY 11 – 3rd January  On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me…..Eleven Pipers Piping E – Eastern Atlantic Helicopters Started in 1994 by Simon as a small team with big aspirations: to become the UK’s premier helicopter sales company! Simon secured the Enstrom Dealership in 1995 and could be found […]

12 days of Christmas

DAY 10 – 2nd January On the tenth day of Christmas my true love sent to me…..Ten Lords a Leaping T – Transair Transair are Europe’s largest and most respected supplier of Flight Equipment and Pilot Supplies. Now trading for over 30 years from their Brighton City Airport Head Quarters, Transair has earned the reputation for […]