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Ouston

Military site : airfield

Opened in 1941 as an RAF Fighter Station ; continued in its training role after the war. In 1967 it was used as a civilian airport during the expansion of Newcastle Airport. Its modern role is that of a highly secure military operation known as Albemarle Barracks.

Detailed history

Not yet known

English Heritage's record description

Not yet known

Service

Aircraft

  • BM461

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire BM461 Mk Vb, Built at Castle Bromwich Aircraft Factory. ...

  • W3113

    Spitfire
    Supermarine Spitfire W3113 Mk Va Const #1663, Built at Chattis Hill. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985) / http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=1407798&sort=4&search=all&cr...
http://www.forgottenairfields.com/united-kingdom/england/northumberland/...

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