Walney Island Airport (ICAO: EGNL, IATA: BWF) is owned by BAE systems who operate private communication flights to locations across the United Kingdom. The airport has three runways however only two are currently in use. The Lakes Gliding Club is based at Walney Island Airport plus some privately owned power aircraft.
Walney Island Airport is located on Walney Island, 3 km northwest of the centre of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
Every year there are around 3200 movements at Walney Island Airport, with just over 1500 departures and arrivals - a growth of 10% compared to 2017. It's most popular airport pair is with London Farnborough Airport which makes up around 960 of its yearly movements in 2018. Other airport pairs include Bristol, Rnas Yeovilton, Dunsfold Aerodrome, Blackbushe, Shoreham, Birmingham, Coventry, Plymouth City and London Heathrow. Typical private aircrafts that utilise Walney Island Airport include the Cessna C55) Citation Bravo, Embraer Phenom 300, Pilatus PC-24, Bombardier Challenger 300 & 350.