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RAF Southrop
Ensign of the Royal Air Force
IATA: none – ICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Southrop, Gloucestershire
Built 1940
In use 1940-1947
Coordinates 51°43′50″N 001°44′24″W / 51.73056°N 1.74°W / 51.73056; -1.74Coordinates: 51°43′50″N 001°44′24″W / 51.73056°N 1.74°W / 51.73056; -1.74
Map
Gloucestershire UK location map
Airplane silhouette.svg
RAF Southrop
Location in Gloucestershire
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
04/22 3,060 0 Grass
14/32 0 2,790 Grass
00/00 0 3,450 Grass

RAF Southrop was a Royal Air Force station west of the village of Southrop, Gloucestershire during World War II from August 1940 to November 1947.

It was used as a Relief Landing Ground for Airspeed Oxford and Harvard training aircraft for No. 23 Group RAF.

RunwaysEdit

Grass runways:

  • 04/22 – 3060 ft
  • 14/32 – 2790 ft
  • Due East/West - 3450 ft

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