Breighton shown within the East Riding of Yorkshire
|OS grid reference|
|– London||160 mi (260 km) S|
|Unitary authority||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Ceremonial county||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||Haltemprice and Howden|
Nearby is RAF Breighton, built between 1940 and 1942 for No. 1 Group RAF, its first residents were the No. 460 Squadron RAAF. After the Second World War, the airfield was used to store Thor missiles, before finally closing in March 1964. It is currently used by the Real Aeroplane Company to house historic aircraft as well as for hosting airshows. RAF Breighton or Breighton Airfield, as it is now commonly known, has the ICAO Code of EGBR.
An airshow is held by the Real Aeroplane Company in the summer.
To the north-west of the main village is the Breighton Ferry public house.
- Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 4.
- Media related to Breighton at Wikimedia Commons
- Breighton in the Domesday Book
- Real Aeroplane Company
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