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Lydd III (Ferryfield) (London Ashford)

Also known as: London Ashford Airport / Lydd-Ashford
County: Kent
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 13 July 1954
Current Use: Active
Used By: Civil
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Airliner / General aviation

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2016):

  • Friends of Lydd Airport Group

Main unit(s) present:

  • Air Kruise
  • British Air Ferries
  • British United Air Ferries
  • Business Air Travel
  • Cinque Ports Flying Club
  • Dan-Air
  • Janus Airways
  • Lydd Aero Club
  • Lyddair Limited
  • Silver City Airways
  • Skyways Cargo Airline
  • TG Aviation

A Bristol Superfreighter at Lydd III, August 1960.


A hangar at Lydd III, 24 July 2010.


Hangars at Lydd III, 25 August 2017.

Lydd in the 1950s. Courtesy of HuntleyFilmArchives

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