RAF Worksop

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RAF Worksop
RAF Scofton.[1]
Ensign of the Royal Air Force.svg
IATA: noneICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Air Ministry
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Built 1920 (1920) and 1940
In use 1941-1948
1952-1958 (1958)
Elevation AMSL 144 ft / 44 m
Coordinates 53°19′28″N 001°03′37″W / 53.32444°N 1.06028°W / 53.32444; -1.06028Coordinates: 53°19′28″N 001°03′37″W / 53.32444°N 1.06028°W / 53.32444; -1.06028
Map
RAF Worksop is located in Nottinghamshire
RAF Worksop
RAF Worksop
Location in Nottinghamshire
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Royal Air Force Station Worksop or more simply RAF Worksop is a former Royal Air Force station located 2.8 miles (4.5 km) north east of Worksop, Nottinghamshire and 4.7 miles (7.6 km) west of Retford, Nottinghamshire, England.

Station history[edit]

Current use[edit]

The site is currently used for farming with few remaining signs of the former airfield.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Worksop". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. Retrieved 11 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "RAF Worksop airfield". Control Towers.co.uk. Retrieved 11 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Jefford 1988, p. 84.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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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