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Worksop

Major
Also known as: RAF Worksop / Scofton
County: Nottinghamshire
Current Status: Open land
Date: December 1921 - 15 October 1958
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter / Trainer

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

  • Worksop Archaeological & Local History Society
  • Worksop Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Engine Control and Demonstration Unit

  • No 1 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 4 FTS

  • No 18 OTU

  • No 211 AFS

  • No 211 FTS

  • No 616 Sqn

  • Bomber Command Central Night Vision School

  • RAF Central Vision Training School

  • Transport Command Central Vision Training School

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Nigel Ratcliff next to a Gloster Meteor at Worksop. Courtesy of Mark Ratcliff

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Nigel Ratcliff in a Gloster Meteor at Worksop. Courtesy of Mark Ratcliff

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Nigel Ratcliff on a Gloster Meteor at Worksop. Courtesy of Mark Ratcliff

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Gloster Meteors from Worksop in the air. Courtesy of Mark Ratcliff

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Gloster Meteors from Worksop in the air. Courtesy of Mark Ratcliff

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A Gloster Meteor in the air from Worksop. Courtesy of Mark Ratcliff

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Approach lights at Worksop. Courtesy of Mark Ratcliff

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Personnel at Worksop. Courtesy of Mark Ratcliff

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The stream at the Mess site at Worksop. Courtesy of Mark Ratcliff

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Gamston

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