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Banff (Boyndie)

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Sir Max Aitken, son of Press magnate and wartime Minister of Aircraft Production Lord Beaverbrook and leader of the famed Banff Strike Wing, returned to his base many years later to formally reopen the Banff Flying Club and airfield on June 2 1976.

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Also known as: Boyndie Wind Farm / RAF Banff
County: Aberdeenshire
Current Status: Farmland / Leisure activity / Industry / Wind farm
Date: 21 April 1943 - 1982
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Aberdeen and District Motor Club
  • Banff & Macduff Community Council
  • Banff Library
  • Boyndie Trust - Boyndie Visitor Centre
  • Boyndie Wind Farm Co-operative Ltd
  • Grampian Kart Club
  • Puffin Pellets 
  • RAF Banff Association 
  • Seafield Estates
  • Whitehalls & District Community Council

Main unit(s) present: 

  • No 14 (P) AFU
  • No 14 Sqn
  • No 65 Sqn
  • No 143 Sqn
  • No 144 Sqn
  • No 235 Sqn
  • No 248 Sqn
  • No 279 Sqn
  • No 281 Sqn
  • No 333 Sqn
  • No 334 Sqn
  • No 404 Sqn
  • No 489 Sqn
  • No 1512 BAT Flight
  • Aberdeen UAS
  • Banff Flying Club

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