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County: Shetland
Current Status: Moorings
Date: circa October 1918 - World War Two
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / FAA
Landing Surface Types: Water

Catfirth seaplanes used Baltasound on the Shetland island of Unst as an advanced mooring-out base from shortly before World War One ended. RAF and FAA flying boats were also present at times during World War Two.


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

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