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1983 (© Alan Rainey)
RAF St Angelo airfield
Airfield Today:
Enniskillen airport - St Angelo
Tower Type:
1. Watch Office for all Commands 12779/41
2. Modern air traffic control tower
Tower:
1. Demolished 2002
2. In use
Other Buildings:
None - described early in 2004 as 'the best preserved WW2 airfield in Northern Ireland'. The remaining Battle HQ, pillboxes and defence systems were scheduled to become an historic monument but were demolished by the owner before they could be preserved. Link
History:
04/41 to 08/41, 18 Satellite Landing Ground, part of 23 Maintenance Unit, Aldergrove.
09/41 to 10/42, Fighter Sector Station used by several Squadrons.
Station HQ for No. 131 Operational Training Unit at Killadeas.
08/43 to 06/45, Satellite airfield for 17 Group Coastal Command at K
illadeas.
01/05/44 to 06/45, No.12 (Operational) Flying Instructors School formed here. 02/45, Renamed Coastal Command Flying Instructors School, moved to Turnberry.
01/08/45 to 02/47, No. 272 Maintenance Unit.
RAF St Angelo airfield
1983 (© Alan Rainey)
RAF St Angelo airfield
Airfield:
Satellite airfield
Opened:
04/1941
Closed:
02/1947
Code:
?
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
2x concrete
Hangars:
3x - T1, 8x - Blister
County:
Fermanagh, Northern Ireland
Location:
3 miles N of Enniskillen
OS Ref:
H230500
Links:
Link
©:
All photographs and artwork copyright © as stated
RAF St Angelo
2008 (© Bill Haggan)
Enniskillen Airport - St Angelo
RAF St Angelo airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2010
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