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Whitchurch (Bristol), City and County of Bristol

Major
Also known as: Bristol Airport / Bristol Municipal / Hengrove Park / Whitchurch Airport / Whitchurch Circuit
County: City and County of Bristol
Current Status: Housing / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: 31 May 1930 - 1 May 1957
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Bristol City Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Bristol Corporation

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 FPP

  • No 33 E&RFTS

  • ATA School

  • BOAC

  • C.W.A. Scott's Flying Display Ltd
  • Cambrian Air Services

  • Crilly Airways

  • Morton Air Services
  • Sky Devils Air Circus
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A hangar at Whitchurch, 8 August 2010.

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Remains of the runway at Whitchurch, 29 February 2012.

A short history of Bristol Airport, mentioning Whitchurch. Courtesy of Bristol Airport UK

Aerial footage of the former airfield. Courtesy of Billy Humphries

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Plan of Whitchurch (Bristol), c. 1938. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

Successor Airport(s):

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