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Minera

Decoy
County: Wrexham
Current Status: Open land
Date: Opened by 15 November 1941 - closed by 20 November 1943
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Decoy Type(s): Q
Decoy Number(s): 136(a)

Minera operated as the decoy airfield for Wrexham II during World War Two. The control shelter still survives.

 

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

  • Minera Community Council
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The decoy control room at Wrexham, 2013. Courtesy of the Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust

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The decoy control room at Wrexham, 2013. Courtesy of the Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust

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Interior of the decoy control room at Wrexham, 2013. Courtesy of the Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust

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Remains of the decoy airfield at Minera, 18 October 2017.

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Wrexham II

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