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Hooton Park

Major
Also known as: Hooton / No 100 Storage Sub-Site / No 100 Super SLG / RAF Hooton Park / RFC Hooton Park
County: Cheshire / Merseyside
Current Status: Industry / Leisure activity / Museum
Date: 1917 - 1957
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / FAA / Civil / USAS
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

* Hooton Park is situated across the two counties of Cheshire and Merseyside but primarily geographically resides in Cheshire.

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

  • Alpine Storage Ltd
  • Cheshire Kart Racing Club
  • Ellesmere Port Library
  • Hooton Park Trust
  • Vauxhall Motors Ltd

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 School of General Reconnaissance

  • No 3 CPF

  • No 3 Radio Direction Finding School

  • No 4 CPF

  • No 4 TDS

  • No 4 TS

  • No 5 SFTSNo 11 Radio School

  • No 13 Sqn

  • No 15 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 19 RFS       

  • 43rd Aero Sqn

  • No 48 MU

  • No 48 Sqn

  • No 61 MU

  • No 117 Sqn

  • No 186 GS

  • No 192 EGS

  • No 192 GS

  • No 206 Sqn

  • No 502 Sqn

  • No 610 Sqn

  • No 611 Sqn

  • No 663 Sqn

  • No 701 Sqn

  • No 825 Sqn

  • No 1447 Flight

  • No 1953 Reserve AOP Flight

  • No 1955 Reserve AOP Flight

  • Aero & Engineering (Merseyside) Ltd

  • Comper Aircraft Co Ltd

  • Liverpool & District Aero Club

  • Liverpool UAS

  • Midland & Scottish Air Ferries

  • Wirral Aero & Gliding Club

  • Wright Aviation Ltd

Footage from Hooton Park, 1930. Courtesy of British Pathé

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