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  • united kingdom Humberside International Airport

    Humberside, Lincolnshire, England

    United Kingdom


    Satellite and aerial maps of Humberside / Kirmington with nearby locations

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    6.4287 Elsham, England
    17.1101 Princess of Wales Hospital, England
    17.4145EGXB Binbrook, England
    18.7087 Port of Grimsby, England
    19.0358EGE51 Hull Royal, England
    23.3099 Cleethorpes, England

    1942 to present

    53° 34' 28'' N - 0° 21' 3'' W
    10nm W Grimsby
    Elevation: 121 feet

    History of this Location

    Opened in 1942 as a bomber base as part of RAF 1 Group. Traces of the third runway are still visible but it has been dug up and returned to fields. An important base for supporting the North Sea hydrocarbon fields and increasingly the Southern North Sea windfarms, with flights operated by CHC Scotia.
    As a result of the UKSRR SAR service main contract award from Apr 2015, Bristow has been building new SAR facilities due to transition here from 202 Squadron E Flt Sea Kings (from the RAF Leconfield site), on 1 Apr 2015.

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    List of units at Humberside / Kirmington

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    2015/    Humberside sectorS-92 2015/   

    Humberside / Kirmington News

    Women Flying High, 22-Jul-20 : #WomenInAviation UK’s Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter reflects the aspiration of the industry to see gender balance across all levels. On this second anniversary let’s meet Liz Forsyth, chief pilot at the HM Coastguard Humberside base

    Jet Fuel Contract for World’s Largest Wind Farm, 23-Mar-20 : #windenergy World Fuel Services (WFS) award contract to provide Jet A-1 fuel to the helicopter service for Hornsea One offshore wind farm. CHC, with Uni-Fly as a sub-contractor operates AW139 and AW169 from Humberside

    CHC Recruiting 12 Apprentice Engineers in UK, 30-Oct-18 : #Apprentices CHC is recruiting 12 new apprentice engineers in the UK. They currently employs approximately 100 engineers Aberdeen, Humberside and Norwich

    Humberside Medevac Woman from Cruise Ship, 16-Mar-18 : The HM Coastguard search and rescue S-92 based at Humberside, operated by Bristow, completed a challenging rescue in high seas 43nm off the Northumberland coast

    CHC First Flight for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One, 24-Jan-18 : CHC and UNI-FLY started flying out of Humberside airport to support Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One. A combination of AW139 and AW169 will begin operations next April

    20-Sep-17 - CHC Wins Contract for Hornsea Wind Farm
    14-Jun-17 - 500th SAR Mission for Humberside S-92
    26-Feb-15 - Bristow Launched UK Civilian SAR Helicopter Service
    30-Jun-14 - New SAR base at Humberside Airport

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