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25 July, 2014

// Acaster Malbis

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Close proximity of the River Ouse played a major part in Acaster Malbis failing as an airfield by generating misty conditions at this more inland site in the Vale of York. But a problem can always be turned into an advantage, and the present Waterline Industrial Estate accommodates some suitable businesses such as boat builder Acaster Marine."
Also known as: Acaster / Brockett Industrial Estate / RAF Acaster Malbis / Waterline Industrial Estate
County: City of York / North Yorkshire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry
Date: 1 January 1942 - 1 August 1957
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Acaster Body Shop
  • Acaster Carpets
  • Acaster Malbis Parish Council
  • Acaster Marine
  • Acaster Motor Co
  • Bell Auto Services Ltd
  • Bielbys Property Services
  • D M Hall Motors
  • Ebor Trucks
  • Hydrographics
  • JMARK Construction Ltd
  • Just Travel York Ltd
  • P M Flooring
  • York Sawmill
Main unit(s) present:
  • No 4 Aircrew School
  • No 4 Gp Aircrew School
  • No 15 (P) AFU
  • No 80 MU
  • No 91 MU
  • No 93 MU
  • No 601 Sqn
  • No 1341 Special Duties Flight
  • No 1652 HCU
  • No 1658 HCU
  • No 1663 HCU 

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