[FS2020] - UK2000 Scenery – EGPK Glasgow Prestwick Airport v1.0.0


Glasgow Prestwick Airport, located in Prestwick, South Ayrshire, Scotland, has a rich history dating back to its establishment in the early 1930s. Early Years (1910s-1940s): The first time aircraft were recorded on the site of Prestwick airport was in 1913. However, Glasgow Prestwick Airport was officially opened in 1935, initially serving as a base for British Transatlantic flights. It played a crucial role during World War II as a military airfield and served as a training base for Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots. During the war, the airport was a significant transatlantic gateway, with many American military personnel passing through on their way to Europe.