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Didsbury (Alexandra Park) (Manchester)

Also known as: Alexandra Park Aerodrome / Didsbury Aerodrome / Hough End Playing Fields / Manchester Aerodrome
County: Greater Manchester
Current Status: Leisure activity
Date: 1917 - September 1924
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Aircraft preparation/storage / Airliner

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2015):

  • Didsbury Civic Society
  • Didsbury Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 15 (Manchester) AAP
  • Daimler Airway
  • Manchester Aviation Company
  • Manchester Storage Park


Plan of Didsbury, 1918. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

Successor Airfield(s):

Woodford, Cheshire/Greater Manchester

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