Airfield search

Pontefract

Major
Also known as: Pontefract Park / Pontefract Racecourse / RAF Pontefract / RFC Pontefract
County: West Yorkshire
Current Status: Leisure activity
Date: April 1916 - October 1918
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

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

  • Friends of Pontefract Park
  • PANDAS (Pontefract and District Aeromodellers)
  • Pontefract & District Local History Society
  • Pontefract Library
  • Pontefract Park Race Co Ltd
  • Wakefield Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 33 Sqn
  • No 76 Sqn
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Tadcaster (Bramham Moor)

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Beverley I / Catterick / Coal Aston I / Copmanthorpe / Helperby

© 2017 ABCT All rights reserved.
Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust is registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: 20-22 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4JS.
Registered Company No. 08940364. Registered Charity No (England and Wales): 1156877. Registered Charity No (Scotland): SC041123