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Ballykelly

Major

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Avro Shackleton maritime patrol aircraft made such an impact upon the general area from the early 1950s that Ballykelly – also popularly known in RAF circles as BK – was officially referred to by the Army as Shackleton Barracks from 1971.

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Also known as: RAF Ballykelly / Loughview / Shackleton Barracks
County: Limavady
Current Status: Unknown (proposed industry)
Date: 1 June 1941 - April 1971
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / FAA / AAC
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Experimental / Maritime patrol

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/11/2016):

  • MJM Group - bought airfield 2016

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 53 Sqn

  • No 59 Sqn

    No 86 Sqn

    No 120 Sqn

  • No 153 Sqn

    No 203 Sqn

    No 204 Sqn

    No 210 Sqn

    No 220 Sqn

    No 240 Sqn

  • No 246 MU

  • No 248 Sqn

    No 269 Sqn

    No 281 Sqn

  • No 282 MU

    No 744 Sqn

    No 745 Sqn

    No 772 Sqn

    No 811 Sqn

  • No 814 Sqn

  • No 815 Sqn

  • No 819 Sqn

  • No 831 Sqn

    No 833 Sqn

    No 834 Sqn

    No 835 Sqn

  • No 836 Sqn

    No 837 Sqn

  • No 849 Sqn

  • No 849B Flight

  • No 892 Sqn

  • No 2707 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Air-Sea Warfare Development Unit

  • CCDU

  • Combined Anti-Submarine Tactical School

  • General Reconnaissance Pool

    Joint Anti-Submarine School

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