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Burnham-on-Crouch II

County: Essex
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 28 July 1934 - September 1939
Current Use: Disused
Used By: Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation

The second Burnham-on-Crouch, close to the World War One fighter airfield, was a civil landing ground included as part of the national scheme overseen by the Automobile Association between both World Wars. Officially opened by the Duchess of Bedford, it was intended to assist members of the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club and lasted until the outbreak of World War Two.


The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2023):

  • Burnham-on-Crouch & District Museum
  • Burnham-on-Crouch Library
  • Burnham-On-Crouch Town Council
  • Royal Corinthian Yacht Club - site of ABCT memorial plaque


Plan of Burnham-on-Crouch II. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

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