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RAF Wigsley
Ensign of the Royal Air Force
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RAF Wigsley watchtower
IATA: none – ICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Air Ministry
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Wigsley, Nottinghamshire
Built 1941 (1941)
In use 1942-1958 (1958)
Elevation AMSL 26 ft / 8 m
Coordinates 53°12′53″N 000°43′42″W / 53.21472°N 0.72833°W / 53.21472; -0.72833Coordinates: 53°12′53″N 000°43′42″W / 53.21472°N 0.72833°W / 53.21472; -0.72833
Map
Nottinghamshire UK location map
Airplane silhouette.svg
RAF Wigsley
Location in Nottinghamshire
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
00/00 0 0 Asphalt
00/00 0 0 Asphalt
00/00 0 0 Asphalt

Royal Air Force Station Wigsley, also known as RAF Wigsley, is a former Royal Air Force station located 7.3 miles (11.7 km) east of Tuxford, Nottinghamshire and 7.6 miles (12.2 km) west of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England

HistoryEdit

Current useEdit

The site is now used as farmland.[1]

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BibliographyEdit

  • Jefford, C.G, MBE,BA ,RAF (Retd). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive Record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988. ISBN 1-84037-141-2.

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