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Church Fenton's second control tower 1971 (© Allen Rowley via Suzanne Brown)
RAF Church Fenton airfield control tower
Airfield Today:
Leeds East airport and 2434 (Church Fenton) Squadron Air Training Corps
Tower Type:
1. Pre war Watch Office with Tower (Fort Type) 1959/34 (brick)
2. Watch Office for Night Fighter Stations built during WW2
Tower:
1. Demolished
2. In use for air traffic control
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
Station history
RAF Church Fenton airfield control tower


Church Fenton's first Watch Office 1959/34
RAF Church Fenton airfield control tower
Fairey Swordfish LS326 taxiying past Church Fenton's second control tower
1979 (© Geoffrey Dixon)
1992 (© Adrian Morris)
RAF Church Fenton airfield control tower
Airfield:
Operational Fighter
Opened:
06/1937
Closed:
12/2013
ID Code:
CF
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
1x - Bellman, 1x - T2, 2x - C Type, 10x - Blister
County:
North Yorkshire
Location:
4 miles SE of Tadcaster
OS Ref:
SE531378
Links:
Leeds East Airport
Ian Herbert's Church Fenton website
©:
All photos © copyright as stated
RAF Church Fenton airfield control tower
Hawker Hurricane at Church Fenton airshow 1985 (© Mike Dews)
1996 (© Paul Francis)
 
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- Church Fenton - Updated 28/11/2013 - updated 30/07/2017 -