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Burtonwood

Major
Also known as: Burtonwood Services / RAF Burtonwood / USAAF Station 590
County: Warrington
Current Status: Housing / Industry / Museum / Public road
Date: 1 April 1940 - 2 January 1967
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAF / USAAF

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

  • Burtonwood and Westbrook Parish Council
  • Burtonwood Library
  • Memphis Belle
  • Miller Developments
  • Skymaster
  • Welcome Break Burtonwood

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Chester Motor Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 5 Personnel Despatch Centre
  • No 5 Personnel Transit Centre
  • No 21 SoTT
  • No 37 MU
  • No 276 MU
  • No 635 GS
  • Scottish Airlines

The Duke of Edinburgh visits the USAAF at Burtonwood and Brize Norton, 1953. Courtesy of British Pathé

Various photographs and footage from Burtonwood, 12 February 1987. Courtesy of 1tothirtysix/R. Griffith

Photographs and footage of Burtonwood with a short history. Courtesy of DeadgoodVideo

The main entrance of Burtonwood, c. October 2007. Courtesy of bob dufton

Footage of a blast shelter at Burtonwood, c. April 2014. Courtesy of bob dufton

Satellite Landing Ground(s):

Hinstock (Ollerton) / Hodnet / Knowsley Park

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