Remarks: Today was Birmingham Airport's was celebrating its 70th birthday and also the opening of a new international pier, a very special day at BHX. Emirates used A380 A6-EDE on there service from Dubai, it was the first time an A380 had operated a revenue service outside of London Heathrow.
Remarks: Emirates used a A380 on the lunchtime service to / from Dubai to celebrate the 70th birthday of Birmingham Airport and also the opening of the new international pier, a very special day at BHX.This was the first time an A380 had landed at a UK airport outside of London.
Remarks: 9/9/09. A very special day for hundreds as the entire area around the airport was packed with people for the first ever UK landing of an A380 outside of London on a passenger carrying service. Sheldon Country Park was no exception - over 600 people crammed around the end of the runway to witness the departure of the beauty, seen here beginning her takeoff run back to Dubai.