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Inskip (Elswick)

Major
Also known as: HMS Nightjar / RNAS Inskip
County: Lancashire
Current Status: Military communication / Training centre
Date: 15 May 1943 - 2 July 1946 (closed to flying)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: FAA
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Naval aviation

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

  • Inskip-with-Sowerby Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 735 Sqn

  • No 737 Sqn

  • No 747 Sqn

  • No 760 Sqn

  • No 762 Sqn

  • No 763 Sqn

  • No 766 Sqn

  • No 787 Sqn

  • No 811 Sqn

  • No 813 Sqn

  • No 816 Sqn

  • No 819 Sqn

  • No 825 Sqn

  • No 828 Sqn

  • No 838 Sqn

  • No 1791 Sqn

  • No 1792 Sqn

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Plan of Inskip, c. 1940s. © Royal Navy Research Archive. Click here for more information.

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