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Barrow (Walney) (Walney Island)

Also known as: Barrow Aerodrome / Barrow/Walney Island Airport / RAF Barrow
County: Cumbria
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened October 1941
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / FAA / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Airliner / Anti-aircraft co-operation / General aviation (main role) / Naval aviation / 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):

  • BAE Systems
  • BAE Systems Marine Ltd - Submarine Solutions - operator
  • Barrow Island Library
  • Barrow Library
  • South Lakes Model Flying Club
  • Walney Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 10 AGS
  • No 188 GS
  • No 577 Sqn
  • No 776 Sqn
  • Lakes GC

Part of a dispersal site at Barrow, 23 July 2006.

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