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2003 (© Stuart Watret)
RAF Andreas airfield, Isle of Man
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, gliding
Tower Type:
Watch office with Met Section 518/40, rooftop observation post 10413/42
Tower:
Derelict
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
10/1941 to 03/1942, No. 457 Squadron Spitfires from Jurby.
03/1942 to 06/1942, No. 452 Squadron Spitfires from Kenley.
06/1942 to 10/1942, No. 93 Squadron Spitfires.
10/1941 to , No. 275 Air Sea Rescue Squadron with Lysander and Walrus aircraft.
05/1943 to 09/1946, No. 11 Air Gunnery School with Ansons and Martinets, moved to Jurby.
05/1945 to 09/1945, No. 772B Squadron formed here.
RAF Andreas airfield, Isle of Man
1975 (©Aldon P. Ferguson)
RAF Andreas airfield, Isle of Man
Airfield:
Operational, Flying Training
Opened:
10/1941
Closed:
10/1946
ID Code:
VS
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - tarmac
Hangars:
3x - Bellman, 8x - Blister
Country:
Isle of Man
Location:
4 miles NW of Ramsey
OS Ref:
NX426000
Links:
The other wartime airfields of the Isle of Man: Jurby, Ronaldsway
©:
Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Andreas airfield, Isle of Man
1984 (© L.H. Smith via Aldon P. Ferguson)
RAF Andreas airfield, Isle of Man
RAF Andreas airfield + control tower Isle of Man = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2003 -
- Andreas - updated 27/04/2017 -