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Dover (Guston Road)

Also known as: Dover Aerodrome / Guston / Guston Road Aerodrome / RAF Dover / RNAS Dover
County: Kent
Current Status: Housing / School
Date: December 1914 - 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RNAS
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber / Maritime patrol (main role) / Naval aviation (main role)

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

  • Guston Church of England Primary School
  • Guston Parish Council

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/01/2020):

  • The Dover Historian

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Sqn RNAS
  • No 1 Wing RNAS 'A' Flight
  • No 2 Sqn RNAS
  • No 2 Wing RNAS
  • No 4 Sqn RNAS
  • No 4 Wing RNAS
  • No 5 Sqn RNAS
  • No 5 Wing RNAS
  • No 6 Sqn RNAS
  • No 9 Sqn RNAS
  • No 218 Sqn
  • No 233 Sqn
  • No 491 (Light Bomber) Flight

Video and photographs of ABCT's Dover (Guston Road) Airfield memorial unveiling (parental consent received), Friday 17 March 2023. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

Thank you to the children and teachers of Guston Church of England Primary School.






Plan of Dover (Guston Road), 1918. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

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