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2002 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Swinderby airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, industry - due to become the site of a gravel quarry 2010
Tower Type:
1. Watch Office with Met Section 5845/39 (brick)
2. Local Control Tower 7378a/55 (only other example is at Waddington)
Tower:
1. Demolished July 2009
2.
Demolished April 2010
Other Buildings:
Almost complete Expansion period RAF Station, the last of its type to be built - now being demolished...
History:
Station history
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RAF Swinderby airfield
2002 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Swinderby
Airfield:
Operational Bomber, HCU, OTU
Opened:
/08/1940
Closed:
/1993
ID Code:
1944 NR
1956 SQ
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete
Hangars:
3x - J Type, 3x - T2
County:
Lincolnshire
Location:
9 miles SW of Lincoln
OS Ref:
SK873616
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RAF Swinderby
Watch Office with Met Section 5845/39- demolished July 2009 2002 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Swinderby airfield
Post-war Local Control Tower 7378a/55 - demolished April 2010 2002 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Swinderby
RAF Swinderby airfield & control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2002 - Swinderby -