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Edgehill (Shenington)

Major
Also known as: Edge Hill (misspelling) / Edgehill Aerodrome / RAF Edgehill / Shenington Kart Racing Circuit / Shenington Quarry / Shennington (misspelling)
County: Oxfordshire
Current Status: Aviation / Leisure activity
Date: Opened October 1941
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Paved, later paved/unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Experimental / General aviation (main role) / Trainer (main role)

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/10/2020):

  • Bruce Hopkins Ltd
  • Shenington Gliding Club
  • Shenington Kart Club
  • Shenington with Alkerton Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Banbury Kart Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 FTS
  • No 12 OTU
  • No 21 OTU
  • Altair GC
  • Banbury Flying Group
  • Coventry GC
  • Severn Lamb Flying Group
  • Shenington GC
  • The Gliding Centre
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Remains of a runway at Edgehill, 8 November 2016.

Kart Racing at Edgehill, 1968. Courtesy of British Pathé

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Chipping Warden / Moreton-in-Marsh

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