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Chichester (Shopwyke)

Also known as: Chichester Landing Ground / RFC Chichester / Shopwhyke
County: West Sussex
Current Status: Artificial lakes / Open land (probable location)
Date: January 1917 - September 1919 (last known date)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC (main user) / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter (main role) / General aviation

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

  • Chichester City Council
  • Chichester Library
  • Chichester Local History Society
  • Oving Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 39 Sqn
  • No 78 Sqn
Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Gosport / Penshurst (Chiddingstone Causeway) / Telscombe Cliffs

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