Teesside has welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The Tees Valley Mayor told how he was “so proud to support the Royal Family at Teesside Airport ” on Tuesday morning.
Kate and William’s plane landed at Teesside International for a Royal engagement just days before they mark their 10th wedding anniversary.
The couple then headed off to visit a farm on the outskirts of Stockton.
It is their first official in-person engagement away from London this year.
Alongside a picture of Kate and William, Ben Houchen tweeted: “We were delighted to welcome The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Teesside Airport this morning.
“William and Kate flew into Teesside to attend their first official in-person engagement away from London this year.
“We’re so proud to support the Royal Family at Teesside Airport.”
A Teesside Airport spokesperson said they were “delighted” at their arrival just before midday.
“We were delighted to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge into Teesside Airport today at 11:55am,” a statement said.
“Over the years we have had our fair share of VIPs through the airport, including many members of the Royal Family.
“We’re always proud to support the Royal Family, especially this year as we celebrate our 80th anniversary.”
At Manor Farm in Little Stainton they took turns behind the wheel of a tractor for the official engagement.
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