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Shoreham I

Major
Also known as: Brighton City Airport / Brighton Hove & Worthing Joint Municipal Airport / Lee's Barn / RAF Shoreham / RFC Shoreham / Shoreham Airport / Shoreham Municipal
County: West Sussex
Current Status: Aviation / Museum
Date: Opened 20 June 1911
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RAF (French) / RFC / Civil / USAS

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

  • Adur District Council
  • Shoreham And District Historical Society
  • Shoreham Library
  • Sussex Radio Flying Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Canadian Wing

  • No 3 RAS

  • No 3 RS

  • No 3 Sqn
  • No 3 TS

  • No 11 Gp TT Flight

  • No 14 Sqn
  • No 16 E&RFTS

  • No 82 Sqn
  • 86th Aero Sqn

  • No 86 Sqn
  • No 94 Sqn
  • No 123 Sqn
  • No 225 Sqn
  • No 245 Sqn
  • No 253 Sqn 
  • No 277 Sqn
  • No 345 Sqn
  • No 667 Sqn
  • No 1488 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight
  • No 1488 (TT) Flight
  • No 1497 (TT) Flight
  • No 1631 (AAC) Flight 
  • No 2727 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2762 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2765 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2771 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2787 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2832 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2849 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 4011 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
  • Advanced Flying Training Air Centre

  • ASR Flight

  • Aurigny Air Services

  • C.D. Barnard Air Tours Ltd
  • Cega Aviation

  • East Anglian Flying Services

  • Jersey Airways

  • National Aviation Day Ltd
  • National Aviation Displays Ltd
  • Shoreham School of Flying

  • South Eastern Area Flying Instructors School

  • Southern Aero Club

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Terminal building and hangar at Shoreham I, 19 June 2005.

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Looking across Shoreham I, July 2005.

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A pillbox at Shoreham I, 18 October 2008.

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The terminal building at Shoreham I, 7 December 2008.

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The terminal building at Shoreham I, 1 February 2009.

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The terminal building at Shoreham I, 18 September 2010.

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A hangar at Shoreham I, 8 May 2011.

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A runway at Shoreham I, 8 May 2011.

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A pillbox at Shoreham I, 8 May 2011.

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A pillbox at Shoreham I, 8 May 2011.

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Interior of the terminal building at Shoreham I, 20 January 2012.

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The terminal building at Shoreham I, 7 April 2013.

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The terminal building at Shoreham I, 25 May 2020.

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A runway at Shoreham I, 25 May 2020.

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Various buildings and aircraft at Shoreham I, 25 May 2020.

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A pillbox and gun emplacement at Shoreham I, 25 May 2020.

Footage from the Circuit of Europe International Air Race at Hendon, Shoreham I and WhitfieldCourtesy of British Pathé

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