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Annan

Major
Also known as: Chapelcross / Creca / RAF Annan
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Current Status: Nuclear power station (decommissioned)
Date: 3 December 1940 - 1 July 1955
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Aircraft Roles: Trainer

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Annan Cemetery
  • Annan Community Council
  • Annan Library
  • Eastriggs, Dornock & Creca Community Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 TEU
  • No 4 TEU
  • No 10 (O) AFU
  • No 14 MU
  • No 18 MU
  • No 55 OTU
  • No 56 (Maintenance) Wing
  • No 107 Sqn 
  • No 249 MU
  • Night Conversion Unit

Scotland's first nuclear power station at Chapelcross (Annan), 1959. Courtesy of British Pathé

Demolition of the cooling towers at Chapelcross (Annan), 20 May 2007. Courtesy of garywoo3

 

 

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Dumfries

Satellite(s):

Longtown

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