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Also known as: RAF Newhaven / RNAS Newhaven / Tide Mills
County: East Sussex
Current Status: Beach
Date: May 1917 - October 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RNAS
Landing Surface Types: Water
Aircraft Roles: Maritime patrol

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

  • Newhaven Cemetery
  • Newhaven Historical Society
  • Newhaven Library
  • Newhaven Museum

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 242 Sqn
  • No 408 (Seaplane) Flight
  • No 409 (Seaplane) Flight

A hangar at Newhaven, 17 July 2017.


Remains of the seaplane base at Newhaven 14 March 2020.


Plan of Newhaven, 1918. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

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