More than 30 airlines, including Emirates, Flybe and Ryanair, fly out of Birmingham Airport to a total of 150 global destinations, including Dublin and Dubai — the airport’s two most popular routes. More than half its income comes from commercial activities such as duty-free, car parking, catering and property rental and in its latest year passenger numbers reached 12.9m. Chairman Tim Clarke, 61, is leading the company’s search for a chief executive after Paul Kehoe, 59, stepped down last year. Simon Richards, 54, is acting managing director.

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Company details
Year2018
Rank195
CompanyBirmingham Airport
ActivityAirport operator
LocationBirmingham
Sales £m155.5
Operating profit £m49.4
Main shareholdersWest Midland District Councils (49%), Airport Group Investments Ltd (48%), airport staff (3%)
Staff825
Founded1939
Websitewww.birminghamairport.co.uk

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