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Pre war civil clubhouse 1985 (© Graham Sharpe)
RAF Tiree airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, Tiree airport
Tower Types:
1. Pre war civil clubhouse/watch office
2. Modern ATC and terminal building
Towers:
1. Demolished and replaced by modern tower
2. In use
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
1934 to 1940, Midland and Scottish Airways airfield.
04/42 to 07/42, 224 Sqn Hudsons.
05/42 to 07/42, 304 Sqn Coastal Command Wellingtons.
10/42 to 09/43, Airfield closed and on Care and Maintenance.
09/43 to 09/45, 518 Sqn met recce Halifaxes from Stornoway.
02/44 to 09/45, 281 Sqn Ansons and Warwicks from Thornaby.
01/07/46, RAF closure, airfield transferred to Ministry of Civil Aviation and civil airfield opened 1947.
Tiree airfield
Modern ATC and terminal building at Tiree 2005 (© Jim Murdoch)
RAF Tiree airfield
Airfield:
Pre war civil aerodrome, Coastal Command
Opened:
/1934
Closed:
06/1946
ID Code:
TI
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete
Hangars:
10x - '1/2' T2
County:
Strathclyde, Scotland
Location:
3 miles W of Scarinish, Isle of Tiree
OS Ref:
NM003449
Links:
www.tireeimages.com
©:
Photographs © copyright as stated
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