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Burn

Major
Also known as: Burn Aerodrome / RAF Burn / Selby
County: North Yorkshire
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland
Date: June 1942 - 15 January 1946; subsequent limited flying to present
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Prominent People: Cyril Barton VC
Aircraft Roles: Air observation post / Bomber (main role) / Experimental / General aviation (limited flying) / 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):

  • 578 Squadron Burn Association
  • Burn Parish Council
  • Selby Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 10 ACHU

  • No 431 Sqn

  • No 578 Sqn

  • No 658 Sqn

  • No 659 Sqn

  • No 1653 CU

  • No 2890 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment

  • Burn GC

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A water tower at Burn, 5 April 2008.

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Burn Gliding Club, 25 November 2012.

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Airfield buildings at Burn, 3 April 2018.

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Burn Gliding Club, 3 April 2018.

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Looking along Burn lane towards the airfield, 6 May 2018.

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Remains of the runway at Burn, 10 December 2018.

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