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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:
10/41 to 03/42, 457 Sqn Spitfires from Jurby.
03/42 to 06/42, 452 Sqn Spitfires from Kenley.
06/42 to 10/42, 93 Sqn Spitfires.
10/41 to , 275 Air Sea Rescue Sqn with Lysander and Walrus aircraft.
05/43 to 09/46, 11 Air Gunnery School with Ansons and Martinets, moved to Jurby.
05/45 to 09/45, 772B Sqn formed here.
RAF Andreas airfield, Isle of Man
RAF Andreas airfield, Isle of Man
Airfield:
Operational, Flying Training
Opened:
10/41
Closed:
10/46
ID Code:
VS
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - tarmac
Hangars:
3x - Bellman, 8 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
©:
Photograph © Stuart Watret
RAF Andreas airfield, Isle of Man
RAF Andreas airfield, Isle of Man
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