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Woodford, Cheshire / Greater Manchester

Also known as: BAE Woodford / Manchester Woodford / RAF Woodford
County: Greater Manchester
Current Status: Unknown
Date: 21 July 1925 - 25 August 2011
Current Use: Disused
Used By: Civil

N.B. - Woodford is situated across the two counties of Cheshire and Greater Manchester but primarily geographically resides in Greater Manchester.

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

  • Avro Heritage Group

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • AV Roe & Company (Avro)
  • BAE Systems
  • British Aerospace
  • Hawker Siddeley Aviation

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 183 EGS

  • No 183 GS

  • No 184 EGS

  • No 184 GS

  • No 265 MU

  • Oxford Aviation Academy UK Limited

  • Stockport GC

Lancashire Aero Club is inaugurated, 1925. Courtesy of British Pathé

Predecessor Airfield(s):


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