RAF Southrop

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RAF Southrop
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Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Southrop, Gloucestershire
Built 1940
In use 1940-1947
Coordinates 51°43′50″N 001°44′24″W / 51.73056°N 1.74000°W / 51.73056; -1.74000Coordinates: 51°43′50″N 001°44′24″W / 51.73056°N 1.74000°W / 51.73056; -1.74000
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RAF Southrop is located in Gloucestershire
RAF Southrop
RAF Southrop
Location in Gloucestershire
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 3,060 0 Grass
14/32 2,790 0 Grass
E/W 3,450 0 Grass

RAF Southrop was a Royal Air Force station west of the village of Southrop, Gloucestershire during World War II from August 1940 to November 1947.

It was used as a Relief Landing Ground for Airspeed Oxford and Harvard training aircraft for No. 23 Group RAF.

Runways[edit]

Grass runways:

  • 04/22 - 3060 ft
  • 14/32 - 2790 ft
  • Due East/West - 3450 ft

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