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St. Mary's II (Isles of Scilly)

Also known as: High Cross / Isles of Scilly Airport / RAF St. Mary's / St. Mary's Aerodrome / St. Mary's Airport
County: Isles of Scilly
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened July 1939
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved/unpaved, later paved
Aircraft Roles: Airliner (main role) / Fighter

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 87 Sqn
  • No 1449 (Fighter) Flight
  • BEA
  • BEA Helicopters
  • British International Helicopters
  • Brymon Airways
  • Island Air Services¬†
  • Isles of Scilly Skybus
  • Murray Chown Aviation¬†
  • Westward Airways

A runway at St. Mary's II, 29 August 1998.


The control tower at St. Mary's II, June 1999.


A runway at St. Mary's II, 21 June 1999.


Aerial view of St. Mary's II, 14 June 2003.

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