Richard wrote: A few more, some local to me here on the Nottinghamshire/Lincolnshire border:-Swinderby - Storage, showground, new housing and gravel pits.Balderton - Housing estate and A1 Newark BypassWinthorpe - Newark/Notts. Showground, car Auctions and Newark Air Museum.Newton - Storage, housing and awaiting further development.Bardney - warehousing, agricultureBelton Park (RAF Regiment Depot) - National Trust propertyBinbrook - HousingBircotes - Warehousing, coal miningBlidworth - AgricultureBlyton - AgricultureBottesford - Warehousing/Industrial, agricultureCaistor - AgricultureCastle Donnington - East Midlands AirportColeby Grange - AgricultureDunholme Lodge - AgricultureEast Kirkby - Agriculture and Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre, Home of Lancaster NX611 "Just Jane" and Spitfire MkIX MJ627 A MUST VISIT!!Elsham Wolds - Agriculture , M180/A15 to Humber BridgeFaldingworth - Industrial, armaments and explosivesFiskerton - AgricultureFolkingham - AgricultureFulbeck - Cranwell GDT training area, agriculture, runways used to build A46 Newark BypassGamston - Civilian airfieldGoxhill - Agriculture, Green Goddess storageGrantham HQ 5 Group BC - Council OfficesHarlaxton - Agriculure, A1 Grantham BypassHemswell - Agriculture, warehousing and industrialHibalstow - Agriculture and some open storage Hucknall - Housing estates (My daughter is selling the houses on the Bryant sites)Ingham - AgricultureKelstern - AgricultureKirmington - Humberside AirportKirton in Lindsey- Army BarracksLangar - Industrial, British Parachute SchoolLangtoft(Radar Station) - AgricultureLudford Magna - AgricultureManby - Agriculture and Council OfficesMarket Stainton (MU) - AgricultureMetheringham - AgricultureNorth Coates - AgricultureNorth Killingholme - Industrial estateNorth Witham - Agriculture forestOrston - AgricultureOssington - AgriculturePapplewick Moor - AgricultureSkellingthorpe - HousingSpilsby - Agriculture, sorageSpitalgate - Army BarracksStrubby - Civilian AirfieldSturgate - Civilian AirfieldSutton Bridge - StorageTollerton - Civilian (Nottingham) AirportWaltham - Not KnownWellingore - AgricultureWickenby - Agriculture, Flying ClubWigsley - AgricultureWoodhall Spa - Still owned by MOD but not sure if still used by ConingsbyWorksop - Agriculture an industrialSTILL ACTIVE:-RAF Barkston HeathRAF ConingsbyRAF CranwellRAF DigbyRAF ScamptonRAF SyerstonRAF WaddingtonThese are just the airfields within Nottinghamshire/Lincolnshire which makes you think!We recently attended a briefing by the MOD/RAF Presentation Team where they were actively talking of reducing the whole RAF to 5, YES FIVE, active stations within the UK. That is the same as the R Singapore AF has on their island!!!!!!!!!!!!!
And he missed out RAF Morton Hall, which closed in 1978 or thereabouts. It was home to 5131 BD Sqn amongst others.:furious:
Robert Blackwood in Mangakino, at the heart of the Dam country