Bristol Airport

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Bristol Airport (IATA: BRSICAO: EGGD), is in Lulsgate Bottom in North Somerset. It is the commercial airport for the city of Bristol, England, and the area around it. It opened as Bristol (Lulsgate) Airport in 1955,[1] from March 1997 to March 2010 it became known as Bristol International Airport. In 2003, the airport drew 45% of its passengers from the former county of Avon area, 13% from Devon, 10% from Somerset. It also has bases for Easyjet and Ryanair.[2] In 2011, it was the ninth busiest airport in the United Kingdom, with 5,780,746 passengers, a 0.6 percent rise compared with 2010.[3]

In March 2010, the airport was given the name Bristol Airport.[4]

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