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Also known as: Ash / Guilton Landing Ground / RAF Guilton / RFC Guilton
County: Kent
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: March 1918 - 1919 (notification of relinquishment 13 March)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Sopwith Camels of No 50 Squadron had Guilton available to them as a Home Defence landing ground instead of Broad Salts towards the end of World War One. The unit changed equipment again at the Armistice of November 1918 to subsequently operate Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a fighters.

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 50 Sqn
Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):


Predecessor Airfield(s):

Broad Salts

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