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Tholthorpe

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The station flagpole was later adapted to form part of a small wooden hangar when civil light aircraft used Tholthorpe in an unlicensed capacity for a brief period during the 1980s.

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Also known as: Moor Lane Industrial Estate / RAF Tholthorpe / Tholthorpe Business Park
County: North Yorkshire
Current Status: Farmland / Housing / Industry
Date: 28 August 1940 - 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RCAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber

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

  • Acaster Steel Ltd
  • Artisan Precision Machining Limited
  • Britcab Ltd
  • Chapman Auto Repairs Ltd
  • J.H. Plant & Commercials Ltd
  • Lavelle Joinery
  • Orangery Solutions Ltd
  • PK Accommodation Ltd
  • RnD Motorsport Ltd
  • Stephensons of Easingwold
  • The New Inn Tholthorpe
  • Tholthorpe Parish Meeting
  • Topp & Co.

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 77 Sqn

  • No 420 Sqn

  • No 425 Sqn

  • No 431 Sqn

  • No 434 Sqn

  • Leeds GC

Various images and footage of Tholthorpe while a poem is read. Courtesy of TheVonpaulus69

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