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Whitchurch (Bristol), City and County of Bristol

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

A hangar at Whitchurch, 8 August 2010.


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


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

Successor Airport(s):

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