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Braunstone (Leicester)

Major
Also known as: Braunstone Frith Industrial Estate / Leicester Municipal Airport / RAF Braunstone
County: Leicester City
Current Status: Industry
Date: 27 March 1935 - 27 March 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Airliner / General aviation / Trainer

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

  • Braunstone Library
  • Braunstone Town Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Leicester Model Aero Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 7 EFTS

  • Crilly Airways

  • Leicestershire Aero Club

Braunstone in the 1930s. Courtesy of HuntleyFilmArchives

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Desford

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