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Local Airfields

of cartographic interest

There are a number of airfields in the Midlands, both civilian and former military sites. Below are a few of interest:
  Name Location Map* Grid Reference
Abbots Bromley ½ mile NW of village 128 SK075255
Battlestead Hill 2 miles NW of Burton 128 SK210230
Burnaston (now car factory) 4 miles SW of Derby 128 SK290305
Castle Donington (now East Midlands Airport) 2 miles S of village 129 SK450260
Church Broughton 2 miles E of Sudbury 128 SK215320
Darley Moor 3 miles S of Ashbourne 128 SK175420
Derby (current civilian field) 6 miles SW of city 128 SK259293
Hixon 3 miles N of Stafford 127/128 SJ995265
Hoar Cross 1½ miles SW of Tatenhill Airfield 128 SK128223
Lichfield 3 miles NE of city 128 SK145130
Tatenhill (updated)
See also inside history here.
4 miles W of Burton 128 SK160240
* Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 "Landranger" sheet number.


The National Air Traffic Services (NATS) maintains full details of current airfields in the UK here.

See also Airfield Research Group.

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The author - Leslie (Lez) V Watson - has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act, 1988, to be identified as the author of this work.
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