Durham Tees Valley airshow plan under threat

Durham Tees Valley Airport
Image caption The airshow would have been held in June

A funding shortfall looks likely to end plans to hold the first airshow at Durham Tees Valley Airport in more than 20 years.

Supporters of the airport have raised £35,000 towards the event but need a further £30,000 investment.

Colin Granton, chair of the Friends of Durham Tees Valley Airport group, said potential funding had not materialised and the airshow was now in doubt.

"We're making a last ditch attempt," he said.

Mr Granton said a final call would be made in coming days because the Civil Aviation Authority and local councils needed to be made aware of the decision.

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites