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Oban (Ganavan Sands)

Major
Also known as: Ganavan / Kerrera / Oban Bay / RAF Oban
County: Argyll and Bute
Current Status: Harbour / Housing / Leisure activity
Date: 1930s - 1 February 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Norwegian) / RCAF
Landing Surface Types: Water

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Oban Community Council
  • Oban Library
  • Oban Marina
  • Oban War & Peace Museum
  • Pennyfuir Cemetery
  • RAF Oban

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Alexandra Hotel
  • Dungallan House
  • Great Western Hotel
  • Marine Hotel

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 4 Flying Boat Servicing Unit

  • No 209 Sqn

    No 210 Sqn

    No 228 Sqn

  • No 302 FTU

    No 330 Sqn

    No 422 Sqn

  • No 423 Sqn

    No 524 Sqn

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