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2007Mark Harris)
RAF Ternhill airfield control tower
Airfield Today:
Army Barracks
Tower Type:
1936 Chief Flying Instructors Block, 5740/36, now heavily modified including a Visual Control Room.
This Watch Office was also built on the following airfields:
Hullavington, Little Rissington, Shawbury and South Cerney.
Tower:
In use
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
Station history
RAF Ternhill airfield control tower
(above) Westland Whirlwind XP394 (below) DH Vampire XE924 1963 (© Graham Hutchinson)
RAF Ternhill airfield control tower
Wartime view of Ternhill Guard Room 1942 via Barb Stangel)
RAF Ternhill airfield control tower
Airfield:
Flying Training
Opened:
/1937
Closed:
N/A
ID Code:
TR
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
2x - concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
1x - Bellman, 1x - Aircraft Repair Shed, 4x - C Type, 8x - Lamella, 9x - Blister
County:
Shropshire
Location:
4 miles SW of Market Drayton
OS Ref:
SK642308
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Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Ternhill airfield control tower
2012 Stephen Dobson)
RAF Ternhill airfield control tower
RAF Ternhill control tower + airfield = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2004 - Ternhill -