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RAF Banff
Ensign of the Royal Air Force
IATA: none – ICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Air Ministry
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Boyndie, Aberdeenshire
Built 1943 (1943)
In use 1943-1946 (1946)
Elevation AMSL 279 ft / 85 m
Coordinates 57°40′00″N 002°38′24″W / 57.6666667°N 2.64°W / 57.6666667; -2.64Coordinates: 57°40′00″N 002°38′24″W / 57.6666667°N 2.64°W / 57.6666667; -2.64
Map
Aberdeenshire UK location map
Airplane silhouette.svg
RAF Banff
Location in Aberdeenshire
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
00/00 0 0 Asphalt
00/00 0 0 Asphalt
00/00 0 0 Asphalt

RAF Banff is a former Royal Air Force station located 4.3 miles (6.9 km) west of Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and 14.28 miles (22.98 km) northeast of Keith, Moray .

HistoryEdit

The following units were posted here at some point:

Current useEdit

The site is now Boyndie Wind Farm.[10]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. Jefford 1988, p. 28.
  2. Jefford 1988, p. 45.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Jefford 1988, p. 61.
  4. Jefford 1988, p. 75.
  5. Jefford 1988, p. 78.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Jefford 1988, p. 83.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Jefford 1988, p. 87.
  8. Jefford 1988, p. 89.
  9. Jefford 1988, p. 94.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 "Banff (Boyndie)". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. http://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/banff-boyndie. Retrieved 3 November 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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