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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.

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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