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Also known as: Nether Thorpe (misspelling) / Netherthorpe Aerodrome / RAF Netherthorpe
County: South Yorkshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1935
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil (main user)
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Army aviation / General aviation (main role) / 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):
  • Dukeries Aviation
  • Sheffield Aero Club - operator
  • Thorpe Salvin Parish Council

Main units present:

  • No 24 EGS / NE24 EGS
  • No 24 GS
  • No 613 Sqn
  • Netherthorpe Flying Club
  • Phoenix Flying School
  • Sheffield Aero Club
  • Sheffield Motair Group

Sheffield Aeroclub at Netherthorpe, 25 July 2012.

Footage of Netherthorpe in the mid 1970s. Courtesy of Geoffrey Gaines

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