Filton Airfield Closure

Filton Airfield will finally close to planes today, after more than a hundred years in operation.

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A380 final flight from Filton Airfield for Airbus staff

A380 takes Airbus employees on a final flight from Filton Airfield Credit: ITV Westcountry

The Airbus A380 arrived at Filton Airfield for the final time. The plane, which is the world's largest commercial aircraft and which was developed and built at Filton, was taking Airbus employees on one final flight. The airfield is due to close this Friday.

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