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Christchurch (Somerford)

Major
Also known as: Ambassador Industrial Estate / Bournemouth / RAF Christchurch / USAAF Station 416
County: Dorset
Current Status: Industry
Date: February 1933 - 1967
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil / 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)):

  • Christchurch Aviation Society

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 AACU 'H' Flight
  • No 89 EGS
  • No 89 GS
  • 405th FG
  • No 420 Flight
  • No 622 GS
  • No 2758 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2773 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2799 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Air Defence Research and Development Establishment
  • Bournemouth Flying Group
  • Christchurch Aero Club
  • Royal Artillery Aero Club

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