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Greencastle (Kilkeel)


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Although most of the runways and other tracks were removed from the airfield in the 1960s, they have far from disappeared by unusually still remaining as field boundary walls.

Also known as: Greencastle Aerodrome / RAF Greencastle / USAAF Station 237
County: Newry and Mourne
Current Status: Farmland / Field walls / Industry / Leisure activity / Sand pits
Date: July 1942 - 1947
Current Use: Disused
Used By: USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Trainer

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

  • Chestnutt Holiday Parks
  • Kilkeel Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2708 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2754 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2755 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2756 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2775 Sqn RAF Regiment

Buildings that were part of the former technical site at Greencastle, 19 February 2011.


A wall made from concrete slabs from the runways at Greencastle, 19 February 2011.


Looking across Greencastle, 28 February 2011.


AML Bomb Training Buildings at Greencastle, 28 February 2011.

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