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.
Stanley Park airfield
Original VCR on top of the Terminal building 2015 (© Robert Truman)
Stanley Park airfield
Airfield:
Training, aircraft production, civil airfield
Opened:
/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
Stanley Park airfield
RAF Stanley Park airfield
2014 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Stanley Park airfield
1983 (© Paul Francis)
RAF Stanley Park airfield
1931 (© via Paul Francis)
RAF Stanley Park airfield
For airfield & control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman - 2001 -
- updated 16/12/2014 - 22/03/2015 -