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Hedon (Hull)

Major
Also known as: Hull Municipal Airport / RAF Hedon / RFC Hedon
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry / Leisure activity / Woodland
Date: March 1916 - September 1939 (closed to flying)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Prominent People: Amy Johnson
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Central Library
  • Eastside Community Sports Trust
  • Footloose Dance Boutique
  • Hedon & District Local History Society
  • Hedon Library
  • Hedon Museum
  • Hedon Town Council
  • HEYwoods
  • Hull & District Local History Society
  • Hull History Centre
  • Kingstown Hotel - Fayre & Square
  • Kingstown Hotel - Wacky Warehouse
  • Pink Dancewear
  • Preston Parish Council
  • Skirlaugh RLFC

                         

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 25 EGS
  • No 76 Sqn
  • Civilian Aircraft Company
  • East Yorks Aero Club
  • Hull Flying Club
  • KLM

Prince George at Hedon, 1929. Courtesy of British Pathé

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