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Elvington

Major
Also known as: RAF Elvington / York
County: City of York
Current Status: Farmland / Industry / Museum
Date: October 1942 - 25 March 1992
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (French)

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

  • Aero (UK) Ltd
  • AJS Gates
  • Archipod
  • Auto 66 Club
  • Big Baps
  • Black Feather Motors
  • C Patel
  • DGP Intelsius Ltd
  • Don Barker Ltd 
  • Elvington Parish Council
  • Elvington Park Ltd
  • Elvington Plant Hire Ltd
  • Facilities Consultancy
  • Formula Exhibitions Ltd
  • G W Smith Fabrications
  • Geoff Acomb & Sons
  • Handelsman Ltd
  • Heslington Parish Council
  • Horserace Totalisator Board
  • House of James Transport Limited
  • James William Penso
  • Lou Naylor Ltd
  • M Bickerton Car Sales
  • M Robinson Steel Fabrication
  • M W Bodyworks
  • Marshall Arts
  • Monk Bridge Construction Co
  • Neil Brown Engineering Ltd
  • Paper & Canvas Ltd
  • Paragon Creative Ltd
  • Paul & Nichola Pendall
  • Playscheme
  • PP Snack Foods
  • Ryedale Upholstery
  • S & M
  • Sandalwood Gates & Timber Products
  • Sandsfield Ready Mix
  • Scenic Route Ltd
  • Sheppee International Limited
  • Spectrum Signs
  • Steve Gledall
  • The Grey Horse
  • The Upholstery Co
  • Uniforms Direct (GB) Ltd 
  • W Moore
  • Webster Joinery
  • White Rose Computer Supplies
  • York Landyacht Club
  • York Mailing Limited
  • Yorkshire Air Museum

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/11/2018):

  • Heslington Village Website

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 FTS
  • No 4 Gp Comms Flight
  • No 7 (Basic) FTS
  • No 7 FTS
  • No 14 AFTS
  • No 14 MU
  • No 77 Sqn
  • No 346 Sqn
  • No 347 Sqn
Control tower - Nick Challoner.jpg

The control tower, with nissen huts behind, at Elvington, 31 July 1999. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

P1000235 - Derek Bannister.jpg

The control tower at Elvington, 2014. Courtesy of Derek Bannister

Racing at Podington and Elvington, 1968. Courtesy of Nick Pettitt

Aerial footage of Elvington, c. January 2016. Courtesy of Everyman Racing

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Church Fenton

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