FoDTVA AGM Report

Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport (FoDTVA) held its annual general meeting at the St George Hotel on Friday 6th January. As is expected at all AGMs, FoDTVA's Committee positions were all resigned and elected again, including the Chairman position. The new Committee for 2017 is as follows: Chairman: Brian Robinson Vice Chairman: Stuart Reid Treasurer: Richard ...
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Learn to Fly at Durham Tees Valley

Durham Tees Valley Airport, with its long runway, full air traffic control services, and long-standing general aviation community is a great place to learn to fly. Have you ever considered it? With Christmas coming up, it's a great time to buy a trial lesson to have a go and see if flying is for you. Or maybe you just want to enjoy the scenery over our region by taking a sce...
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FoDTVA Assists With 2016 Lourdes Charters

Last weekend members of Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport assisted with the annual pilgrimage flights to Lourdes by members of the Catholic Church. Around 350 people were booked to travel to Tarbes-Lourdes Airport from Durham Tees Valley on the morning of Friday 27th May, with two AlbaStar Boeing 737s chartered to fly them. Members of FoDTVA attended t...
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Skylive Airshow Durham Tees Valley Review

Saturday 28th May saw the return of an airshow to Teesside after more than 26 years, with the Skylive Airshow held at Durham Tees Valley Airport. An estimated 18,000 people attended the event, with many purchasing tickets in advance, and plenty buying on the door on the day. The gates opened at 9am and the Friends of Durham Tees Valley were there to represent the ...
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Why The Skylive Airshow is Great For Our Region

The Skylive Airshow is almost here! It takes place at Durham Tees Valley Airport on 28th May. The show is going to be an amazing day for everyone, and we think it will do an enormous amount of good for our airport. Here's why:   Everyone remembers the Teesside Airshow. It's back! It's 26 years since the last Teesside Airshow. What had been a fixture for thousands o...
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FoDTVA AGM

The 2016 annual general meeting (AGM) for Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport took place at the Old Armoury Cafe at Durham Tees Valley Airport on Friday 5th February. The meeting was a chance to elect our leadership for the coming year. The Chairman role is again filled by Brian Robinson, who enters his second year at the helm of the group. All existing committee mem...
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NPAS Tees Valley visit

Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport visited the Tees Valley division of National Police Air Services at the airport on Friday, 4th December. Our hosts for the evening were Pilot Eddie Doyle, and Tactical Flight Operators Alex Campbell and Paul Jeavons. The visit began with a short video presentation on what NPAS do and how they operate, followed by a talk from the crew and...
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Visit to Linton-on-Ouse

Members of Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport attended a visit to RAF Linton-on-Ouse on Wednesday 23 September 2015. The visit allowed time to explore the base and learn about its history and current day-to-day operations. We also got chance to inspect one of their based Short Tucano aircraft at close quarters, and even sit inside to have our photos taken. It was a gre...
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FoDTVA at Preston Park Fire Engine Rally

Friends of Durham Tees Valley put out their stall at the Fire Engine Rally at Preston Park near Stockton last weekend. It was great to meet lots of people and talk about the airport. Here are some pictures.
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FoDTVA at Leeming Families Day

Friends of Durham Tees Valley were honoured to attend the RAF Leeming Families Day last weekend. We set up a tent to provide information, leaflets and promotional items about Durham Tees Valley Airport. Lots of people came to see us and we had a great time talking to you all, and the feedback we got was fantastic. Here are some pictures from the day, including when our...
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