Airfield of the Week - Holmsley South

A Handley Page Halifax of No 295 Squadron undergoing a 24-hour overhaul in a dispersal at Holmsley South, 1943. © IWM (CH 10434)


Our Airfield of the Week is Holmsley South in the New Forest. This Second World War airfield was used by a variety of transport, bomber and fighter aircraft. The airfield was put on Care and Maintenance in 1946 and the site is now owned by the Forestry Commission.

Click here to read more about the history of Holmsley South and see more photographs.

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