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Also known as: RAF Slindon
County: West Sussex
Current Status: Woodland
Date: 28 April 1918 - 30 January 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Maritime patrol

Slindon was a mooring-out station for anti-submarine patrol non-rigid airships from Polegate. This airfield was sited among woodland to the north-west of the village of and saw significant activity in the final months of World War One. Peacetime brought swift closure as with all other similar supportive airfields engaged in this role.


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

  • Slindon Parish Council

Photograph of the plaque at Slindon, 2018. Courtesy of the National Trust.


Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):


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