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Westgate (Seaplane)

Also known as: RAF Westgate / RNAS Westgate / St. Mildred's Bay
County: Kent
Current Status: Housing / Open land
Date: 1914 - 7 February 1920
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RNAS
Landing Surface Types: Water
Aircraft Roles: Maritime patrol

The folllowing organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/10/2019):

  • Westgate-on-Sea Heritage Centre
  • Westgate-on-Sea Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 219 Sqn

  • No 406 (Seaplane) Flight

  • No 442 (Seaplane) Flight


Plan of Westgate (Seaplane), 1916. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

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