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RAF Swingfield
Ensign of the Royal Air Force
IATA: none – ICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Wootton, Kent
Built 1916
In use 1917-1945
Elevation AMSL 458 ft / 140 m
Coordinates 51°09′44″N 001°12′06″E / 51.16222°N 1.20167°E / 51.16222; 1.20167Coordinates: 51°09′44″N 001°12′06″E / 51.16222°N 1.20167°E / 51.16222; 1.20167
Map
Kent UK location map
Airplane silhouette.svg
RAF Swingfield
Location in Kent
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
00/00 0 0 Asphalt
00/00 0 0 Asphalt
00/00 0 0 Asphalt

RAF Swingfield is a former Royal Air Force station located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north west of Dover, Kent and 4.5 miles (7.2 km) south of Aylesham, Kent. The airfield was operational between February 1917 and 28 April 1945.

HistoryEdit

The airfield was used by both the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force opening during February 1917 and closing on 28 April 1945.[1]

Based unitsEdit

data from [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Swingfield". Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust. http://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/swingfield. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 

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