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Northfield (Birmingham)

Also known as: Cofton Hackett / Longbridge
County: West Midlands
Current Status: Industry
Date: May 1918 (earliest known date) - 1940 (probable date)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil

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

  • Northfield Library

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Austin Motor Company Limited

Main unit(s) present:

  • Austin Motors
  • National Aviation Day Ltd
  • British Hospitals Air Pageant
  • Sky Devils Air Circus

Hawker Hurricane production at Longbridge and a test flight at Northfield, 1942. Courtesy of austinmemories

Associated Airfield(s):

Handsworth (Vernon Avenue) / Long Mynd

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