Three factors define Cambridge Airport. Its location is the first−a prosperous university town that is also a centre for hi-tech business. Secondly, it is the site for Marshall, a hundred year-old business whose aerospace company maintains RAF C-130 Hercules and large civil aircraft, with everything that implies: a mile-long hard runway, security cover, full ATC, ILS, radar and fire support and a modern terminal. Thirdly, the site is privately owned by the Marshall Family, which is conscious of its proud history as a training airfield dating back to the 1930s, and wishes it to continue in that tradition.
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