Eshott Airfield


Eshott is an active airfield with both tarmac and grass runways. It was originally built as an RAF airfield in World War 2.

"Eshott was built as a training airfield, opening in late 1942 with three runways in the typical 'A' layout - 08/26 (1,925 x 50 yards), 01/19 (1,200 x 50 yards) and 14/32 (1,025 x 50 yards). A perimeter track linked the runways and included fifty dispersals. Hangarage consisted of eight Blister and 3 T1-Type hangars. 57OTU was the airfields only resident, arriving when the airfield opened and disbanding when the Second World War was over. As a full-size training unit with over 100 aircraft, it was an extremely busy airfield & this resulted in the unit forming a satellite at [RAF] Boulmer." (North East Land Sea Air Museum.)

from http://eshottairfield.co.uk/
Eshott Airfield

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The Wartime Memories Project - RAF Eshott

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Eshott Airfield - entrance gates

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Entrance to Eshott Airfield

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Microlight aircraft in hangar

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Take off from Eshott Airfield runway

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Eshott Airfield

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Northumberland’s Eshott Airfield

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Redundant military buildings

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Old runway, sheds and debris

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Military buildings

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War in the Air: WW2
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War in the Air: WW2
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RAF Boulmer

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