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Acklam

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County: Middlesbrough
Current Status: Housing / Open land
Date: circa 1947 - circa 1952
Current Use: Disused
Used By: Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation

An airfield at Sandy Flatts Farm was used by farmer Samuel Huddlestone and local motor trader Frank Elliot to provide weekend pleasure flights. This farm was owned by Middlesbrough Corporation and the site operated as an airfield during circa 1947-52. Houses, schools and a golf course now surround the former landing field.

 

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2015):

  • Acklam Library

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