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Burnaston (Derby)

Also known as: Burnaston Aerodrome / RAF Burnaston / Derby Municipal Airport
County: Derbyshire
Current Status: Industry
Date: 1938 - March 1990
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 01/07/2013):

  • Burnaston Parish Council
  • Etwall and Burnaston Local History Society
  • Etwall Library
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 Basic FTS

  • No 16 EFTS

  • No 16 RFS

  • No 30 E&RFTS

  • No 30 EFTS

  • No 49 EGS

  • British Midland Airways

  • Derby Aero Club

  • Derby Air Centre

  • Derby Airways

  • Derby Airways Flying Group

  • Derby Aviation

  • Wolverhampton Aviation

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Abbots BromleyBattlestead HillMeirTatenhill

Emergency Landing Ground(s):

Birchwood Park

Successor Airfield(s):

Castle Donington

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