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Cramlington (Airfield) (Newcastle)

Major
Also known as: Bassington Industrial Estate / RAF Cramlington / RFC Cramlington
County: Northumberland
Current Status: Industry / Open land
Date: 1 December 1915 - May 1936; subsequent minor use
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Cramlington Library
  • Cramlington Local History Society
  • Cramlington Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 36 Sqn

  • No 47 RS

  • No 52 RS

  • No 52 TDS

  • No 52 TS

  • No 58 Sqn

  • No 61 RS

  • No 63 Sqn

  • No 69 TS

  • No 75 TS

  • No 507 (Special Duty) Flight

  • No 508 (Special Duty) Flight

  • No 509 (Special Duty) Flight

  • Home Defence Flight

  • Newcastle Aero Club

  • Northern and Scottish Airways

Footage of Newcastle Aero Club at Cramlington, 1925. Courtesy of British Pathé

Newcastle Aero Club's pageant, 1929. Courtesy of British Pathé

Successor Airfield(s):

Woolsington

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