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Greencastle (Kilkeel)

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Although most of the runways and other tracks were removed from the airfield in the 1960s, they have far from disappeared by unusually still remaining as field boundary walls.

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Also known as: RAF Greencastle / USAAF Station 237
County: Newry and Mourne
Current Status: Farmland / Field walls / Industry / Leisure activity / Sand pits
Date: July 1942 - 1947
Current Use: Disused
Used By: USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2015):

  • Chestnutt Holiday Parks
  • Kilkeel Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2708 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2754 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2755 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2756 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2775 Sqn RAF Regiment

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