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RAF Hornby Hall
No. 9 SLG

Ensign of the Royal Air Force
IATA: none – ICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Air Ministry
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Penrith, Cumbria
Built 1941 (1941)
In use 1941-1945 (1945)
Elevation AMSL 443 ft / 135 m
Coordinates 54°39′26″N 002°39′51″W / 54.65722°N 2.66417°W / 54.65722; -2.66417Coordinates: 54°39′26″N 002°39′51″W / 54.65722°N 2.66417°W / 54.65722; -2.66417
Map
Cumbria UK location map
Airplane silhouette.svg
RAF Hornby Hall
Location in Cumbria
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
00/00 0 0 Grass

RAF Hornby Hall was a Royal Air Force satellite landing ground located near Brougham, 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Penrith, Cumbria and 8.8 miles (14.2 km) north west of Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, England.

HistoryEdit

The airfield was used by No. 22 Maintenance Unit RAF (MU) at RAF Silloth but changed to No. 12 MU at RAF Kirkbride.[1]

The landing ground was also temporarily operated by No. 18 MU at RAF Dumfries sometime between July and September 1940.[2]

Aircraft OperatedEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Hornby Hall - Satellite Landing Ground". Russell W. Barnes. http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~rwbarnes/defence/hornby.htm. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  2. "History of RAF Dumfries". Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum. http://www.dumfriesaviationmuseum.com/. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 

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