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Perton

Major
Also known as: Perton Aerodrome / RAF Perton / RFC Perton / Wolverhampton
County: Staffordshire
Current Status: Housing / Public road
Date: 1 October 1916 - 10 July 1947
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
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 01/07/2013):

  • Perton Library
  • Perton Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 5 (P) AFU
  • No 11 (P) AFU
  • No 11 SFTS
  • No 21 (P) AFU
  • No 38 Sqn
  • No 2764 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2856 Sqn RAF Regiment
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Remains of the airfield at Perton, 1 April 2007.

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Remains of the airfield at Perton, 1 April 2007.

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Remains of the airfield at Perton, 30 July 2009.

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Remains of the airfield at Perton, 5 December 2009.

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An information board at Perton, 20 September 2010.

Motorcycle racing at Perton, 1964. Courtesy of chrisfromcrewe

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

ShawburyTern Hill / Wheaton Aston

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Buckminster / Leadenham / Wittering (Stamford)

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