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Eshott (Felton)

Also known as: Bockenfield (unofficial local name) / RAF Eshott
County: Northumberland
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Public road
Date: Opened November 1942
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Anti-aircraft co-operation / 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 31/01/2019):
  • Eshott Airfield Ltd
  • Felton and Swarland Local History Society
  • Felton Parish Council - name only
  • Thirston Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Northumbrian Kart Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 57 OTU
  • No 289 Sqn
  • No 291 Sqn
  • No 2777 Sqn RAF Regiment¬†
  • No 2803 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Purple Aviation

Remains of airfield buildings at Eshott, 11 February 2010.

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):




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