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Tynemouth

Major
Also known as: RAF Tynemouth / RFC Tynemouth
County: Tyne and Wear
Current Status: Housing / Leisure activity
Date: December 1916 - March 1919 (last known date)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter / Maritime patrol

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

  • Tynemouth Antiquarian & Historical Society
  • Tynemouth Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 36 Sqn
  • No 252 Sqn
  • No 507 (Special Duty) Flight
  • No 508 (Special Duty) Flight
Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Ashington / Seaton Carew (Landplane) / Usworth (Hylton)

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