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Westward Ho!

Also known as: Northam Burrows Country Park / RAF Westward Ho! / Westward Ho! Aerodrome
County: Devon
Current Status: Leisure activity
Date: June 1918 - 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Maritime patrol
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Northam Town Council
  • Westward Ho! History Society

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 250 Sqn

  • No 260 Sqn

  • No 502 (Special Duty) Flight

  • No 503 (Special Duty) Flight

Photograph of the memorial at Westward Ho! Courtesy of Northam Town Council



Plan of Westward Ho!, 1918. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

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