Exeter International Airport (IATA: EXT, ICAO: EGTE) is an airport located at Clyst Honiton in the District of East Devon close to the city of Exeter and within the county of Devon, South West England.
The airport handled over 1 million passengers in 2007, the first time over 1 million passengers had used the airport in a single year, although passenger throughput declined to 717,694 in 2011. The airport offers both scheduled and holiday charter flights within the United Kingdom and Europe.
On 5 January 2007 a majority share of the airport was sold by Devon County Council to Regional and City Airports Ltd; a consortium comprising construction firm Balfour Beatty.
Exeter has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence (Number P759) that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction.
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