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2002 Original VCR on top of Terminal building (© Ian Truman)
Stanley Park Airfield
Airfield Today:
Blackpool Zoo, Hotel, golfcourse
Tower Type:
Pre-war civil VCR on top of Terminal building
Tower:
Now part of zoo buildings - Elephant House!
Other Buildings:
Hangars, pillboxes
History:
Officially opened as Blackpools municipal airport by Prime Minister Ramsey McDonald in 1931. See Squires Gate for more details.
During wartime was No. 3 School of Technical Training.
2002 (© Ian Truman)
1999
RAF Station
Airfield:
Training, aircraft production
Opened:
/1931
Closed:
/1945
ID Code:
?
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3 grass
Hangars:
1 pre-war civil, 1+? Blister, 4 Bellman
County:
Lancashire
Location:
E of Blackpool
OS Ref:
SD335355
Links:
Blackpools other aerodrome: Squires Gate
1999 Stanley Parks original hangar with later WW2 Bellmans behind
For airfield & control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2001