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Long Marston

Also known as: Long Marston Aerodrome / No 108 Storage Sub-Site / RAF Long Marston / Shakespeare County Raceway
County: Warwickshire
Current Status: Farmland / Housing (proposed) / Leisure activity
Date: 1941 - 28 January 1958; subsequent limited flying
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil (limited flying)
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation (limited flying) / Trainer

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

  • Angel Music Group Limited (GlobalGathering)
  • Avonvale Model Flying Club
  • International Metal Recyclers
  • Long Marston Clay Shooting Ground
  • Long Marston Parish Council
  • Marston Sicca Parish Council
  • Midland School of Motorcycling
  • Premier European Group Ltd
  • Quinton Parish Council
  • Weston-on-Avon Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Evesham Auto Club
  • Three Counties Kart Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 8 MU
  • No 9 FTS
  • No 10 AFTS
  • No 24 OTU
  • No 1681 Bomber Defence Training Flight
  • Avon Microlight Club
  • Freedom Sports Flying School
  • MotorGlide
  • University of Aston GC

Footage of the Long Marston Sprint, 1963. Courtesy of Nick Pettitt

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Honeybourne / PershoreWellesbourne Mountford

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