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Tilstock (Whitchurch Heath)

Also known as: Prees Heath / RAF Tilstock / RAF Whitchurch Heath / Whitchurch Heath Aerodrome
County: Shropshire
Current Status: Aviation / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: 1 August 1942 - 11 December 1953; subsequent limited use to present
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Butterfly Conservation
  • Prees Parish Council 
  • Rallyschool (
  • Skydive Tilstock
  • Whitchurch Rural Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Chester Motor Club


Main unit(s) present:

  • No 16 MU
  • No 81 OTU
  • No 1380 (Transport Support) CU
  • No 1665 HCU
  • The Parachute Centre - Tilstock  


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