Cornwall Airport Newquay
is the largest commercial airport serving Cornwall, and is ideally located as a gateway to some of the most popular destinations in the County, as well as being a key component in the continued economic development of Cornwall.

A job at Cornwall Airport Newquay brings with it opportunities and choice.  We have around 185 staff working at our airport in a wide range of roles, including airside services, landside services, security, air traffic control, fire, administration and catering.

Cornwall Airport Ltd recognises that our employees are fundamental to continued success and future growth.  We also recognise the importance of training to enable our employees to achieve their full potential. We actively encourage and support our employees to gain the skills and qualifications that will support their future employability and meet the needs of our business.

Current Job Vacancies:



Air Traffic Engineer

Are you a qualified Air Traffic Engineer looking for a new challenge and can provide a high quality service to the airport customers?

Cornwall Airport Newquay, the UK's fastest growing airport with over 50% growth in passenger numbers this year, is looking for someone who has the desire to progress and who holds relevant experience with Air Traffic Management Systems, including Navigational Aids, Aeronautical Ground Lighting, Radar, IRVR and Radio Communications. 

You should hold a qualification in electronics of City and Guilds, BTEC, NVQ or higher.  A good working of knowledge of ATMS theory is also a requirement. 
The airport company is looking for someone who has the aspiration to learn and develop. In return we offer a fabulous location to live and work with the prospect of further training and career progression.

A current valid driving licence is essential.

The post will require shift working and on call cover therefore a degree of flexibility.

Please see the job description and person specification for a more extensive list of duties, and our full requirements.

Applications must be able to demonstrate that your skills and knowledge match the essential criteria stated on the relevant Person Specification. It is essential that you complete all parts of the application form, incomplete forms will not be considered.


Personal Specification 

Job Description 

Application Form


Completed application forms should be returned to:

or by post to:-

Tracy Germeney

St Mawgan House
Cornwall Airport Ltd
Newquay Airport
St Mawgan

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 27thJuly 2016

No agencies



Weston Aviation is looking to recruit a Full Time Operations Officer to join our busy team at Cornwall Airport Newquay. Weston Aviation provides ground handling for private jets, helicopters, cargo and military aircraft. This role requires the candidate to work in the Operations Department in addition to also working out on the ramp.

 Main roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·         Processing handling requests

·         Meeting and greeting VIP passengers and crew

·         Marshalling aircraft and helicopters

·         Daily administrative duties

·         Processing invoices

·         Dealing with telephone enquiries

·         Preparing flight documents for crew

·         Arranging fuel, hotel, catering, etc..

Individual Requirements:

·         Previous experience in an aviation operations department is essential

·         Previous ramp experience preferred

·         Competent use of IT systems, such as Microsoft Office, CFMU, etc

·         Willingness to work shifts and have a flexible response to short notice operational changes

·         Ability to work under pressure

·         Strong team player with good communication skills

·         Presentable and smart

·         Full clean UK driving licence

·         5 year checkable employment history

You will be required to work a shift pattern that will include early morning, late evening and weekend work. Salary to be discussed at interview. Position available to start August 2016.

Interested candidates should send a covering letter and CV by email to

Closing date for application 6th July 2016.


All applicants will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.


Cornwall Airport Newquay are proud to be recognised as a WorldHost accredited company following its commitment to deliver exceptional customer service.

To enable us to gain WorldHost status 50% of the airports staff (including part-time and seasonal) have completed the training programme with NfET (Newquay for Excellence).

Throughout the training our staff have made a commitment to customer service and to the following principals: Give Fully /  Respect Everyone / Empathise With Others /  To Excel At Their Jobs / To Support Fellow Employees.


Personal Specification