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Moreton Valence (Haresfield)

Also known as: Haresfield Aerodrome / Moreton Valence Aerodrome / RAF Moreton Valence / RAF Haresfield
County: Gloucestershire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry / Public road
Date: November 1939 - 1962
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

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

  • Haresfield Parish Council
  • Moreton Valence Parish Meeting

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 (P) AFU
  • No 6 AONS
  • No 6 AOS
  • No 6 (O) AFU
  • No 6 (P) AFU
  • No 12 (RNZAF) Personnel Reception Centre
  • No 83 EGS / SW83 EGS
  • No 83 GS
  • Gloster Aircraft Company
  • Pilot Refresher Training Unit

A hangar at Moreton Valence, 21 December 2011.


Looking across Moreton Valence airfield, 11 February 2012.

Squadron Leader Bill Waterton in a Gloster Meteor attempting an air speed record. Courtesy of British Movietone

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Little RissingtonSouth CerneyStaverton

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