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Cark (Flookburgh)

Major
Also known as: Grange-over-Sands / RAF Cark
County: Cumbria
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Housing / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: April 1939 - 3 June 1946; subsequent limited use to present
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Paved

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

  • Airfield Farm Riding Centre and Livery Yard
  • Cartmel Peninsula Local History Society
  • Century Fairs
  • Grange over Sands Library
  • Lakeland Leisure Park
  • Lower Allithwaite Parish Council
  • Lower Holker Parish Council
  • The Cumbria Steam Gathering

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Wigan & District Motor Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 AACU ‘F’ Flight

  • No 1 AACU ‘R’ Flight

  • No 1 Staff Pilot Training Unit

  • No 6 AACU

  • No 188 EGS

  • No 188 GS

  • No 650 Sqn

  • No 1614 (AAC) Flight

  • Pilot-Navigation Instructors Course

  • Staff Pilot Training Unit

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