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Doncaster IV

Major
Also known as: RAF Doncaster
County: South Yorkshire
Current Status: Leisure activity / Museum
Date: 26 May 1934 - 25 December 1992
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 31/12/2015):

  • AeroVenture/South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum
  • Doncaster Council
  • Central Library

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Yorkshire Water

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 7 Sqn

  • No 9 RFS

  • No 18 OTU

  • No 24 GS

  • No 29 GS

  • No 47 E&RFTS

  • No 91 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 92 (Forward) Staging Post

  • No 169 Sqn

  • No 271 Sqn

  • No 613 Sqn

  • No 616 Sqn

  • No 658 Sqn

  • No 809 Sqn

  • No 2763 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Civil Aircraft Flight of National Air Communications

  • Crilly Airways

  • Dakota Modification Centre

  • Doncaster Aero Club

  • Doncaster Flying Group

  • Doncaster GC

  • Doncaster & District GC

  • North Eastern Airways

  • South Yorkshire Flying Club

  • Sparrow (Ambulance) Flight

  • Squadron & Flight Commanders School

Lord Lonsdale opens Doncaster Airport, 1934. Courtesy of British Pathé

Decoy Airfield(s):

Armthorpe

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