|There are a number of airfields in the Midlands, both civilian and former military sites. Below are a few of interest:|
|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|
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.
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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v20 :: January / February 2020