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Tern Hill (Stoke Heath)

Major
Also known as: Borneo Barracks / Clive Barracks / RAF Tern Hill / RFC Tern Hill / Tern Hill Aerodrome / Ternhill
County: Shropshire
Current Status: Army barracks / Aviation / Industry
Date: 1916 - 1976 (closed to general flying)
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / RAF (Polish) / RFC / FAA / RCAF
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):
  • Moreton Say Parish Council
  • Stoke upon Tern Parish Council
  • Sutton Upon Tern Parish Council
  • Tern Hill HIVE

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Crewe and South Cheshire Motor Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 (Advanced) FTS

  • No 2 FTS

  • No 3 Mobile Glider Servicing Party
  • No 4 Aircraft Storage Unit

  • No 5 (P) AFU

  • No 5 SFTS

  • No 6 AACU

  • No 6 FTS

  • No 6 (Training) Sqn AFC

  • No 10 FTS

  • No 10 SFTS

  • No 10 TS

  • No 13 TDS

  • No 13 TS

  • No 15 Personnel Transit Centre

  • No 19 Sqn

  • No 22 Gp Comms Flight
  • No 24 MU

  • No 24 Stores Depot

  • No 25 Gp Comms Flight
  • 29th Training Wing

  • No 30 MU

  • No 30 TS AFC

  • No 33 TS AFC

  • No 34 RS

  • No 34 TS

  • No 43 RS

  • No 43 TS

  • No 46 Sqn
  • No 52 OTU

  • No 63 RS

  • No 63 TS

  • No 78 Sqn

  • No 87 Sqn

  • No 95 Sqn
  • No 131 Sqn

  • No 132 Sqn
  • No 133 Sqn
  • No 134 Sqn
  • No 306 Sqn

  • No 403 Sqn

  • No 605 Sqn

  • No 611 Sqn

  • No 632 GS

  • No 632 VGS

  • No 816 Sqn

  • No 829 Sqn

  • Central Flying School
  • Defence Helicopter Flying School
  • Training Command Communication Flight

c.1980 aerial.jpg

Aerial view of Tern Hill airfield, c. 1980. © Dave Welch.

An airshow at Tern Hill, 1965. Courtesy of Ian Stones

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Shawbury

Relief Landing Ground(s):

AtchamBrattonCalveleyChetwyndCondoverMolesworthPertonTatenhill

Decoy Airfield(s):

Chipnall

Satellite Landing Ground(s):

Hodnet

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