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London Biggin Hill CEO strengthens team with airport’s first operations director

London – 31 July 2019: London Biggin Hill Airport is appointing its first operations director.

Bob Graham, formerly operations director of Birmingham Airport, will take up his appointment on 1st October 2019. He joins a management team that has seen London Biggin Hill become the fastest growing business aviation airport in the UK; home to 1,300 employees and more than 70 aerospace enterprises.

David Winstanley, CEO, London Biggin Hill Airport, says: “With record growth and £70m of recent investment into new hangars and infrastructure on site, London Biggin Hill Airport is thriving as a gateway to the capital, contributing more than £70m each year to the UK economy.

“Now, as we look to the future, I’m delighted to welcome Bob Graham as my first executive leadership team appointment.

“Bob joins us after a successful period at Birmingham Airport where he oversaw significant operational improvements, a multi-million-pound overhaul of the passenger terminal and introduced innovative technology to improve the passenger journey; experiences which will drive his role as operations director at London Biggin Hill and enhance service excellence for our customers.”

Bob has more than 30 years’ experience in airport operations and safety management, including senior roles with Abertis Airports and TBI Airports. In 2011 he joined Birmingham Airport, first as managing director of BHX Fire & Rescue Limited, before taking on the role of operations director in 2014.

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About London Biggin Hill Airport

London Biggin Hill Airport is located 12 miles from central London and offers award-winning VIP handling, a choice of FBOs, extensive hangarage, support and maintenance services for all ranges of business jets.

A designated UK Port of Entry, London Biggin Hill is free of runway slot constraints. An exclusive six-minute helicopter transfer service to and from the heart of the capital makes it the fastest transfer of any London airport.

London Biggin Hill is the only dedicated business aviation airport within the capital and is already home to more than 70 resident aviation businesses.

There are very few places in the world other than London Biggin Hill where aircraft operators and support companies can conduct all aspects of their business operations, management and maintenance at the heart of a global city and with the confidence in their ability to expand and develop over time.