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Compton Abbas

Also known as: Compton
County: Dorset
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1961
Current Use: Active
Used By: Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation

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

  • Compton Abbas Airfield
  • Compton Abbas Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • Abbas Air
  • Cinema Flying Club
  • Dorset Flying Club & Aviation Centre
  • Shaftesbury Flying Club
  • Wagtail Flying Club

View from the patio outside the clubhouse, 20 November 2005.


Airfield buildings at Compton Abbas, 20 February 2012.

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A Piper PA-28-161 Warrior II at Compton Abbas, 7 July 2018. © Richard Flagg

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A Vans RV-6 at Compton Abbas, 7 July 2018. © Richard Flagg

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