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Such is the power and influence of Silverstone that the motor racing circuit is claimed to generate £5 billion per year for the surrounding economy."
|Also known as:||RAF Silverstone / Silverstone Circuit|
|Current Status:||Aviation / Industry / Leisure activity|
|Date:||20 March 1943 - 12 March 1947|
|Current Use:||Limited flying|
|Used By:||RAF / Civil|
N.B. - Silverstone is situated across the two counties of Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire but primarily geographically resides in Northamptonshire.
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
- British Racing Drivers' Club
- Silverstone Parish Council
Notable Past Associated Organisations:
- Maidstone & Mid Kent Motor Club
Main unit(s) present:
- No 17 OTU