Welshpool Airport was the vision of Bob Jones, the dairy farmer turned aviator on whose land the airport was built. Welshpool Airport is located 2.3 miles south of Welshpool, Powys, Wales. It has a CAA Ordinary Licence that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee (Mid Wales Airport Limited). The aerodrome is licensed for night use. The airport is open to the public, with pleasure flights and flying lessons available. Welshpool airport is one of the bases used by the Wales Air Ambulance.