The opening of Portsmouth Airport, July 2, 1932 PP4378
The opening of Portsmouth Airport, July 2, 1932 PP4378

The life and times of Portsmouth Airport in 22 stunning retro photos

Portsmouth Airport was one of the last remaining commercial grass runway airports in the UK until it closed in 1973.

Monday, 30th September 2019, 6:33 pm
Updated Friday, 28th February 2020, 10:24 am

Thousands of aircraft landed and flew from its runway in the 40 years it was open. Here are some of our favourite photos from the archive.

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