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Also known as: Annan Aerodrome / Chapelcross / Creca (unofficial local name) / RAF Annan
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Current Status: Nuclear power station (decommissioned)
Date: 3 December 1940 - 1 July 1955
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved
Aircraft Roles: Aircraft preparation/storage / Bomber / Trainer (main role)

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Annan Cemetery
  • Annan Library
  • Eastriggs, Dornock & Creca Community Council
  • The Royal Burgh of Annan Community Council - name only

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/11/2018):

  • Annan Online

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 TEU
  • No 4 TEU
  • No 10 (O) AFU
  • No 14 MU
  • No 18 MU
  • No 55 OTU
  • No 56 (Maintenance) Wing
  • No 107 Sqn 
  • No 249 MU
  • Night Conversion Unit

Remains of the airfield at Annan, 16 February 2014.


Former machine gun range at Annan, 16 February 2014.

Scotland's first nuclear power station at Chapelcross (Annan), 1959. Courtesy of British Pathé

Demolition of the cooling towers at Chapelcross (Annan), 20 May 2007. Courtesy of garywoo3



Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):



Great OrtonLongtown

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