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Also known as: Grant's House / Grantshouse / RAF Whiteburn / RFC Whiteburn / Whiteburn Aerodrome
County: Scottish Borders
Current Status: Open land
Date: October 1916 - 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

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

  • Cockburnspath Community Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 77 Sqn

Whiteburn Farm memorial cairn on western edge of airfield alongside the Southern Upland way, incorporating ABCT’s Whiteburn Airfield memorial plaque, 26 June 2019.




View from the south-east of Whiteburn, 26 June 2019.


Looking south across Whiteburn, 26 June 2019.


Looking south-west across Whiteburn, 26 June 2019.


East side of Whiteburn, 26 June 2019.


Looking west across north side of Whiteburn, with farm in background to the left, 26 June 2019.


Red = Boundary
Yellow = Buildings

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Penston / Turnhouse

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

New Haggerston / Penston 

Home Defence Landing Ground(s):

Acklington (Southfields) / Cairncross / Charterhall (Eccles Tofts) / Milfield (Woodbridge) / Old Heton / Skateraw / South Belton / South Kilduff / Tynehead

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