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Woodford, Cheshire / Greater Manchester

Major
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

Woodford in 2013. Courtesy of Ringway Manchester

Footage showing demolition at Woodford, c. 2015. Courtesy of peter salmon

Woodford in November 2015. Courtesy of Ringway Manchester

Woodford in November 2015. Courtesy of Ringway Manchester

Aerial footage of Woodford, c. 2015. Courtesy of Eoin Anderson

Predecessor Airfield(s):

Didsbury

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