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Goldhanger

Major
Also known as: Gardeners Farm / RAF Goldhanger / RFC Goldhanger
County: Essex
Current Status: Farmland
Date: August 1915 - June 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / RNAS
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

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

  • The Gardeners Farm Shop
  • Goldhanger History Group
  • Goldhanger Parish Council
  • Maldon Library
  • St. George's Church, Heybridge Basin, Maldon - former Sergeants' Mess building, transferred there in 1920, also a venue for village meetings
  • St. Pater's Church, Goldhanger - military graves

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 37 Sqn
  • No 74 Sqn
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Stow Maries

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Southend (Rochford) / Stow Maries

Home Defence Landing Ground(s):

Braintree / Broomfield (Chelmsford), Essex / Plough Corner

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