Terminal and Control Tower, Elmdon Airport, Birmingham

Elmdon was opened in 1939 and replaced Castle Bromwich as the city's main airport. The terminal, with its overhanging canopies resembling aircraft wings, is unique amongst British airports. The design of the building was influenced by the terminal building of Tempelhof Airport, Berlin.


West Midlands Birmingham


1930s (1930 - 1938)


transport air design architecture airport terminal building 1930s (1930 - 1938)