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RAF Alness
RAF Invergordon

Ensign of the Royal Air Force
IATA: none – ICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Air Ministry
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Alness, Ross and Cromarty
Built 1920 (1920)
In use 1920-1957 (1957)
Elevation AMSL 13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 57°40′54″N 004°15′46″W / 57.68167°N 4.26278°W / 57.68167; -4.26278Coordinates: 57°40′54″N 004°15′46″W / 57.68167°N 4.26278°W / 57.68167; -4.26278
Map
Ross and Cromarty UK location map
Airplane silhouette.svg
RAF Alness
Location in Ross and Cromarty
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
00/00 0 0 Asphalt
00/00 0 0 Asphalt
00/00 0 0 Asphalt

RAF Alness is a former Royal Air Force station located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) southwest of Alness, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland and 14.1 miles (22.7 km) north of Inverness, Inverness-shire.

HistoryEdit

RAF Alness was previously called RAF Invergordon until 10 February 1943.[1]

The following units were based here at some point:

Current useEdit

The site is now Alness Point Business Park.[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. Jefford 1988, p. 147.
  2. Jefford 1988, p. 67.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jefford 1988, p. 70.
  4. Jefford 1988, p. 74.
  5. Jefford 1988, p. 76.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 "Alness (Invergordon)". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. http://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/alness-invergordon. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 

BibliographyEdit

  • Jefford MBE, Wg Cdr C G (1988). RAF Squadrons. A comprehensive record of the movement and equipment of all RAF squadrons and their antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury: Airlife. ISBN 1-85310-053-6. 

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