Working With Us

Blackpool Airport is entering a new and exciting era; with major equipment changes and facilities improvements planned to develop Blackpool Airport.

Our staff are passionate about Blackpool Airport too, we value every person that works for us and reward them for their commitment by providing great opportunities for development and opportunities to make a real difference for our customers.

We love what we do and would love you to join us.


Managing Director of Blackpool Airport – Permanent

Salary: £competitive plus performance-based bonus

Closing Date: Sunday 18th July 2021

It’s a new dawn for Blackpool Airport which is undergoing a period of significant change, and we are seeking a dynamic Managing Director to make their mark and to lead the airport through this next exciting chapter.

The Managing Director will be responsible for the strategic direction of the airport, will have full budgetary responsibility, accountable to the Board for financial performance and will deliver multi-layered strategies to grow all aspects of the business, seeking and delivering new commercial opportunities and providing inspirational leadership to the airport team.

You will utilise your exceptional communication skills with a diverse range of stakeholders, whilst ensuring the safety and efficiency of operations in accordance with Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) regulatory requirements.  

Your all-round knowledge and experience of the aviation industry, coupled with the energy and enthusiasm needed to see Blackpool Airport prosper, will deliver the airport’s ambition to continue to operate as an important hub for aviation and employment for the Fylde Coast, providing a gateway to the North West’s vibrant business and leisure destinations, and to secure a long-term sustainable and profitable future for the airport. 

If you have the skills, experience and passion to join us we would love to hear from you. 

To apply please complete an application form and send a cover letter to MDrecruitment@blackpoolairport.com


Air Traffic Control Officer (up £58k dependent on experience)

Blackpool Airport is entering an exciting new chapter in its history and we want another ATCO to be part of it. We seek a suitably qualified and experienced ADI/APP rated Air Traffic Control Officer to join our team!

You can expect to handle an often complex mix of various types of air traffic. You must have the ability to work under pressure, on your own initiative within a small busy team.

For further information please download the Job Description and Person Specification at the bottom of this page.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter along with your CV to Theresa.coles@blackpoolairport.com