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Wolverhampton (Fordhouses) (Pendeford)

Major
Also known as: RAF Wolverhampton
County: West Midlands
Current Status: Housing / Industry
Date: 1936 - 1971
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved

N.B. - Wolverhampton is situated across the two counties of Staffordshire and West Midlands but primarily geographically resides in West Midlands.


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

  • Pendeford Branch Library
  • Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies
  • Wolverhampton Aviation Group
  • Wolverhampton Central Library
  • Wolverhampton City Council

Main Unit(s) Present:

  • No 25 RFS
  • No 28 EFTS
  • No 1954 Reserve AOP Flight
  • Bircher Flying Group
  • Chaddersley Flying Group
  • Derby Aviation
  • Executive Air Transport
  • Highfield Flying Group
  • Hilton Flying Group
  • Hobson Flying Club
  • Thirty-Two Group
  • Wolverhampton Aero Club
  • Wolverhampton Aviation
  • Wolverhampton Ultra Light Flying Group
  • Zero Tiger Flying Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aerial, late 1973.jpg

Aerial view of Wolverhampton airfield, c. late 1973. © Dave Welch.

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Penkridge

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