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Bibury

Major
Also known as: Ablington (unofficial local name) / RAF Bibury
County: Gloucestershire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 1940 (earliest known date 30 May) - 28 February 1950
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later metal (1942)
Aircraft Roles: Fighter / Trainer (main role)

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/06/2018):

  • Bibury Parish Council
  • The Classic Motor Hub - motoring showroom which uses parts of the airfield
  • Cotswold Collectors Cars Ltd

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 (P) AFU
  • No 3 SFTS
  • No 7 MU
  • No 87 Sqn
  • No 92 Sqn
  • No 1539 BAT Flight
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Footpath and track on Bibury airfield, 23 June 2012.

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Looking across Bibury airfield, 10 April 2015.

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Hardstanding at Bibury airfield, 10 April 2015.

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Looking across Bibury airfield, 25 April 2008.

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

South Cerney

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