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Turweston

Major
Also known as: RAF Turweston / Turweston Solar Farm
County: Buckinghamshire
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Leisure activity
Date: Opened October 1942
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Aircraft Roles: General aviation / Trainer

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

  • AKKI Aviation Services Ltd
  • Bill Gwynne Rallyschool International
  • Biddlesden Parish Meeting
  • Flying Pig Cafe
  • Mick Allen & Son Aircraft Resprays
  • Turweston Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 12 OTU
  • No 13 OTU
  • No 17 OTU
  • No 307 FTU
  • Aquila GC
  • Turweston Flying Club
  • Turweston Flying School
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Aerial view of Turweston. © Richard Flagg

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Part of a runway at Turweston, 12 June 2007.

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Part of a runway at Turweston, 12 June 2007.

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Remains of a runway at Turweston, 12 June 2007.

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The control tower at Turweston, 25 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Runway 16:34, looking south-east at Turweston, 25 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Looking west from the runway 27 threshold at Turweston, 25 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Looking south-west from the runway 16:34 intersection at Thurweston, 25 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Runway 16:34, looking north-west at Thurweston, 25 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Taxiway at the south of the airfield, looking north towards the runway 28 threshold, 25 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Taxiway at the south of the airfield, looking north-east towards the runway 34 threshold, 25 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Taxiway at the south of the airfield, looking south-west from the runway 34 threshold, 25 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Machine Gun Range (25 Yard) at Thurweston, 25 June 2010. © Richard Flagg

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Aircraft at Turweston, 28 May 2015.

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Buildings on a former runway at Turweston, 28 May 2015.

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Turweston Tower, 16 September 2018.

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Remains of the airfield at Turweston, 20 June 2020.

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Chipping Warden / Silverstone

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