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.
Robert Blackwood in Mangakino, at the heart of the Dam country