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Cardiff II (Pengam Moors) (Splott)

Major
Also known as: Cardiff Municipal Airport / Pengam / Pengam Green / RAF Cardiff / RAF Pengam Moors
County: Cardiff
Current Status: Industry
Date: 3 October 1931 - 1960
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Cardiff Central Library
  • Cardiff Council
  • Splott Library
  • Tesco Cardiff Pengam Extra
  • Willows High School - named after aviation pioneer E.T. Willows

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Cardiff City Council
  • Rover

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 RFS
  • No 8 AACU 
  • No 43 MU 
  • No 52 MU
  • No 62 GS
  • No 286 Sqn 
  • No 587 Sqn 
  • No 614 Sqn 
  • No 663 Sqn 
  • No 815 Sqn
  • No 1952 Reserve AOP Flight 
  • Railway Air Services
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The former station headquarters at Cardiff II, 2012. © Copyright GGAT HER Charitable Trust/Cadw

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A Bellman hangar at Cardiff II, 2012. © Copyright GGAT HER Charitable Trust/Cadw

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The motor transport shed and office, 2012. © Copyright GGAT HER Charitable Trust/Cadw

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A Bellman hangar at Cardiff II, 2012. © Copyright GGAT HER Charitable Trust/Cadw

Footage showing a helicopter service between Speke Airport (Liverpool) and Cardiff, 1950. Courtesy of British Pathé

Successor Airfield(s):

Rhoose

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