Stanley Park
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2015 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Stanley Park airfield
Airfield Today:
Blackpool Zoo, Hotel, golfcourse
Tower Type:
Pre-war civil VCR on top of Clb House/Terminal building
Tower:
Now part of zoo buildings and used as offices
Other Buildings:
Hangars, pillbox
History:
Officially opened as Blackpools municipal airport by Prime Minister Ramsey McDonald in 1931. See Squires Gate for more details.
1939 to 1945, No. 3 School of Technical Training and used by Ministry of Aircraft Production for Vickers Wellington production in conjuction with the factory at Squires Gate.
Blackpool - Stanley Park airfield
Original VCR on top of the Terminal building 2015 (© Robert Truman)
Blackpool - Stanley Park airfield
Airfield:
Training, aircraft production, civil airfield
Opened:
02/06/1931
Closed:
/1945
ID Code:
?
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - grass
Hangars:
1x - pre-war civil, 1x - Blister, 4 Bellman
County:
Lancashire
Location:
E of Blackpool
OS Ref:
SD335355
Links:
Blackpools other aerodrome: Squires Gate
Blackpool - Stanley Park airfield
Blackpool - Stanley Park airfield
2014 (© Robert Truman)
Blackpool - Stanley Park airfield
1983 (© Paul Francis)
Blackpool - Stanley Park airfield
1931 (© via Paul Francis)
2015 (© Robert Truman)
Blackpool - Stanley Park airfield
For airfield & control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman - 2001 -
Blackpool - Stanley Park - updated 16/12/2014 - 22/03/2015 -