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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
  • Auto 66 Club 
  • AJS Gates
  • Archipod
  • 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
  • Horserace Totalisator Board
  • House of James Transport Limited
  • 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
  • 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

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

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Church Fenton

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