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Portland

Major
Also known as: HMS Osprey / RAF Portland / RNAS Portland
County: Dorset
Current Status: Leisure activity / Industry / Aviation
Date: September 1916 - 17 October 1998
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / RNAS / FAA / Civil

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

  • Portland Tophill Library
  • Portland Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 241 Sqn
  • No 416 (Seaplane) Flight
  • No 417 (Seaplane) Flight
  • No 701 Sqn
  • No 702 Sqn
  • No 703 Sqn
  • No 705 Sqn
  • No 706B Flight
  • No 772 Sqn
  • No 814 Sqn
  • No 819 Sqn
  • No 820 Sqn
  • No 821 Sqn
  • No 824 Sqn
  • No 825 Sqn
  • No 826 Sqn
  • No 829 Sqn
  • No 848 Sqn
  • Maritime and Coastguard Agency (HM Coastguard)

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