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1999 (© Paul Francis)
RAF Newton airfield control tower
Airfield Today:
Disused
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Met Section 2328/39 (concrete)
Tower:
Disused
Other Buildings:
Many
History:
07/1940 to 07/1941, No. 103 and 150 Squadrons with Fairey Battle then Wellington bombers.
07/1941 to 10/1946, No.16 (Polish) Service Flying Training School training pilots with Miles Master aircraft.
1946 to 1958, HQ of 12 Group, Fighter Command. After this the site was used by Technical Training Command, RAF School of Education, RAF Police Training School, No. 1936 Squadron Air Traning Corps and Nottingham UAS.

RAF Newton airfield control tower - No.16 (Polish) Service Flying Training School -
1998 (© Barry H. Abraham via Paul Francis)
RAF Newton airfield control tower
Airfield:
Operational bomber, fighter OTU
Opened:
07/1940
Closed:
/2000
ID Code:
NA
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - Grass
Hangars:
5x - C Type, 16x - Blister
County:
Nottinghamshire
Location:
7 miles E of Nottingham
OS Ref:
SK680415
Links:
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Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Newton airfield control tower - No.16 (Polish) Service Flying Training School -
2004
RAF Newton airfield control tower
2004 (© Jim Walder)
RAF Newton airfield control tower - No.16 (Polish) Service Flying Training School -
RAF Newton airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2004 - Newton -
- RAF Newton control tower - updated 10/06/2017 -