Wales is fortunate to have a number of infrastructure sites that offer space companies sustainable opportunities to profit from strategic locations (with airside access) , with room to locate and expand.

These are enahnced with access to a segmented airspace solution, that is unique within Europe, funding support, cutting edge space R&D (undertaken by the Wales Academic Space Partnership) and key support facilities, such as; the Gas Turbine Research Centre, the OpTIC and test and evaluation capailities at Pendine.

Facility Sector/Capability Location

Cardiff Airport

International Airport. Room for expansion (MRO). 7,848 ft runway.

South Wales

St Athan

RPAS, Space, MRO, manufacture. Room for expansion, existing hangarage. 5,988 ft runway.

South Wales
West Wales Airport RPAS, Space. Existing technology units. 3,897 ft runway AberPorth, mid Wales


RPAS, Space. Room for expansion. Existing hangarage. 3 runways, longest 7,500 ft.

Llanbedr, mid Wales

design by
Aerospace Wales

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