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RAF Bardney
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A wartime building on the airfield
IATA: none – ICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Ministry of Defence
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Bardney, Lincolnshire
Built 1942/3
In use 1943-1963
Elevation AMSL 39 ft / 12 m
Coordinates 53°13′31″N 000°17′31″W / 53.22528°N 0.29194°W / 53.22528; -0.29194Coordinates: 53°13′31″N 000°17′31″W / 53.22528°N 0.29194°W / 53.22528; -0.29194
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Royal Air Force Station Bardney or RAF Bardney is a former Royal Air Force station located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) north of Bardney, Lincolnshire, England and 10.2 miles (16.4 km) east of the County town of Lincoln. It was built as a satellite to RAF Waddington in 1943 and the airfield closed in 1963.

History

Second World War

Cold War

Current use

The control tower has been turned into a house and like a lot of former RAF stations the hangars have been turned into warehouses.[7]

References

Citations

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jefford 1988, p. 27.
  2. Jefford 1988, p. 73.
  3. Jefford 1988, p. 74.
  4. Jefford 1988, p. 66.
  5. "RAF Bardney airfield". Control Towers. http://www.controltowers.co.uk/B/Bardney.htm. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  6. Halpenny 1984, p. 38.
  7. Halpenny 1984, p. 39.

Bibliography

  • Halpenny, B.B. Action Stations: Wartime Military Airfields of Lincolnshire and the East Midlands v. 2. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1984. ISBN 978-0850594843.
  • Jefford, C.G, MBE,BA ,RAF (Retd). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive Record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988. ISBN 1-84037-141-2.

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