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Balado Bridge (Kinross)


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From 1997 to 2014 the T in the Park music festival was held at Balado Bridge and was said to generate the sum of around £23 million for the neighbouring town of Kinross and the surrounding area in just three days.

Also known as: Balado / Balado Park / RAF Balado Bridge / T in the Park
County: Perth and Kinross
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: 20 March 1942 - 1957; subsequent limited use to present
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation / Trainer

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Kinross Community Council
  • Loch Leven Community Library
  • Milnathort Community Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Perth and District Motor Club
  • Scottish Traction Engine Society

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 Combat Training Wing

  • No 2 TEU

  • No 9 (P) AFU

  • No 58 OTU

  • Micro Flight Academy
  • Pegasus Flight Training
  • T McDonald & Sons

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