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RAF Donibristle
RNAS Donibristle (HMS Merlin)

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IATA: none – ICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Air Ministry
Operator Royal Air Force
Royal Navy
Location Donibristle, Fife
Built 1916 (1916)
In use 1917-1959 (1959)
Elevation AMSL 128 ft / 39 m
Coordinates 56°02′27″N 003°20′57″W / 56.04083°N 3.34917°W / 56.04083; -3.34917Coordinates: 56°02′27″N 003°20′57″W / 56.04083°N 3.34917°W / 56.04083; -3.34917
Map

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Runways
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RAF Donibristle is a former Royal Air Force station located 2.7 miles (4.3 km) east of Rosyth, Fife, Scotland and 8.7 miles (14.0 km) northwest of Edinburgh, Lothian.

History[]

The following units were posted here at some point:

Current use[]

The site is now a combination of Donibristle Industrial Park and Hillend Industrial Park.[6]

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Bibliography[]

  • Jefford MBE, Wg Cdr C G (1988). RAF Squadrons. A comprehensive record of the movement and equipment of all RAF squadrons and their antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury: Airlife. ISBN 1-85310-053-6. 

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