New Civil Engineer - Tom Pashby

22 March 2024

A 125-year lease has been signed between the City of Doncaster Council and landowners Peel Group to bring Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA), formerly named Robin Hood Airport, back into use.

The news was announced by Doncaster mayor Ros Jones, who said: “Today (21 March) I can announce that we have signed a 125-year lease for the former DSA which will help to ensure the future of the airport site with the ambition to see planes flying once more from Doncaster.

DSA was closed in November 2022 after its owner Peel Group said it was no longer commercially viable.

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