About Us

Airport Profile

Exeter and Devon Airport Limited, trading as Exeter Airport, is operated by Regional & City Airports (RCA) which has the Rigby Group plc as the parent company.

The Exeter Airport Management Team together with over 250 members of staff oversee the daily running of the airport.  The primary function is the management, delivery and operation of a range of airport services which enables passengers to move through the airport terminal building onto and from an aircraft in a safe manner with minimal delay and disruption.  Exeter Airport is also committed to monitoring and improving the overall quality, environmental and health and safety performance in all aspects of service delivery.

Standards & Policies

The airport operates to a set of standards and policies for the delivery and operation of a range of airport land-side and air-side services including ground handling, security, refuelling, air traffic control and rescue and fire services. It is a major and continuing priority to maintain and adhere to the Company Integrated Management System (CIMS) Policy.

BSi Certification

BSI Standards is the UK’s National Standards Body (NSB) and works to facilitate the production of British, European and international standards.

Following rigorous British Standard (BSi) assessments, International Standards certification for Environmental Management, Quality Management and Occupational Health & Safety Management has been achieved:

Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OSHAS 18001)

Safety & Sustainability

Exeter Airport sees safety and sustainability as a collective responsibility and recognises that profitable markets, healthy communities and environmental limits are not competing interests but are shared outcomes that closely align with one another.

The Safety Policy states that the airport recognises and accepts responsibility to ensure, as far as is reasonably practicable, that the airport is safe for use by aircraft. The General Public Safety document also states that there is a policy to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety of all users of the airport and the Employees Safety document states that the airport recognises and accepts its responsibilities as an employer to provide, so far as is reasonably practicable, a safe working environment for all of its employees and to ensure their safety whilst on the premises. Exeter Airport also operates a programme of Zero Harm to develop and promote safety. Under the scheme the airport will ensure that it operates in a safe and secure manner with the constant involvement of all staff, its airlines and airport partners.

The Safety and Sustainability Charter states our aim to make a positive contribution to the local economy and by working with our partners, through mutual agreement, meet the needs of our operation and the community without detriment to our neighbours or the environment.

Supplier Code of Conduct

Exeter Airport is committed to ensuring that everything we do is ethical and lawful, that working conditions are safe, and that we are environmentally responsible. The Supplier Code of Conduct is a set of principles that we expect all suppliers to work within and full commitment to this code or equivalent is a condition of doing business with us.

Airport Byelaws

Exeter and Devon Airport Limited in exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 63 of the Airports Act 1986 and section 37 of the Criminal Justice Act 1982 and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, have in place Byelaws (Byelaws Map) which shall apply within Exeter Airport.

Regulatory Bodies

The Civil Aviation Authority together with Department for Transport set down guidelines for the operational procedures at the airport.

Airport Usage

Exeter as been one of the greatest airports for growth in passenger numbers in the UK during the past few years and the usage is documented in the CAA UK Airport Statistics.

Financial Reports

Financial reports and other business details for EXETER AND DEVON AIRPORT LIMITED (Company No. 02148705) are held by Companies House.