Filton Airfield Closure

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

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Full report: Filton Airfield closure

There was an emotional farewell to the A380 superjumbo today as it left Bristol for the last time. The closure of Filton Airfield to all flights on Friday brings the curtain down on a century of aviation there.

Airbus employees who helped build the plane were given a farewell flight, while a Spitfire's restoration was completed just in time to take to the skies as well. Richard Payne has the story.

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