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1998 (© Bill Haggan)
RAF Bishops Court airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for All Commands, 343/43
Tower:
Derelict
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
01/04/43 to 10/47, No 7 Air Observers School, 2/44 renamed 7 (Observer) Advanced Flying Unit, 5/45 7 Air Navigation School, 6/47 2 Air Navigation School, moved to Middleton St George.
01/08/43 to 26/05/45, No 12 Air Gunnery School.
06/43 and 09/44, Airfield used by Coastal Command Liberators.
01/48, Airfield on Care and Maintenance.
03/52 to 04/54, Re-opened and No 3 ANS formed here with Ansons and Varsities.
02/88 to 07/90, No 3 (Field) Sqn RAF Regiment.
RAF Bishops Court airfield
RAF Bishops Court airfield
Airfield:
Flying Training
Opened:
01/04/43
Closed:
04/12/90
ID Code:
WW2: IC, 1956: BA, later: BC (also used by Bicester)
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete
Hangars:
4x - T2, 35x - Blister
County:
Down, Northern Ireland
Location:
4 miles NE of Ardglass
OS Ref:
J580425
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Photographs © Bill Haggan
RAF Bishops Court airfield
1998 (© Bill Haggan)
RAF Bishops Court airfield
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