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Millom

Major
Also known as: Haverigg (unofficial local name) / Haverigg II Wind Farm / Millom Aerodrome / RAF Millom
County: Cumbria
Current Status: Prison / Wind farm
Date: January 1941 - June 1954
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
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 01/09/2011):

  • HMP Haverigg
  • Millom Discovery Centre - holds various airfield artefacts
  • Millom Library
  • Millom Town Council
  • St. Luke's Church, Haverigg - RAF graves
  • Whicham Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • RAF Millom Aviation & Military Museum - existed between 1992 and 2010
  • West Cumberland Kart Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 AACU 'R' Flight

  • No 2 AOS

  • No 2 B&GS

  • No 2 (O) AFU

  • No 14 ACHU

  • No 776 Sqn

  • No 822 Sqn

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The former RAF Millom Aviation and Military Museum which occupied buildings on the airfield site, July 2007. The museum sadly closed in 2010. Courtesy of Gordon Akitt.

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A Westland Whirlwind HAS.7 at the former RAF Millom Aviation and Military Museum which occupied buildings on the airfield site, July 2007. The museum sadly closed in 2010. Courtesy of Gordon Akitt.

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