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New Romney I (Littlestone)

Also known as: Jesson (semi-official name) / Littlestone Aerodrome / New Romney Aerodrome / RAF New Romney / RFC New Romney
County: Kent
Current Status: Farmland / Housing / Leisure activity
Date: 1 August 1917 - September 1939
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: General aviation / Trainer

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Littlestone Golf Club
  • New Romney History Society
  • New Romney Library
  • New Romney Town Council
  • St Mary in the Marsh Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 (Observers) School of Aerial Gunnery
  • No 3 (Auxiliary) School of Aerial Gunnery

Photographs of the plaques at New Romney I and IICourtesy of John Cobb, New Romney Historical Society





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Aerial view of New Romney I, 1918. Courtesy of John Cobb, New Romney History Society

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