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Warton

Major
Also known as: BAE Warton / RAF Warton / USAAF Station 582
County: Lancashire
Current Status: Industry / Aviation
Date: Opened 12 November 1942 (care & maintenance)
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil / US

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • BAE Systems
  • BAE Systems (Warton) Flying Club
  • BAE Systems Model Aircraft Club
  • Bryning-with-Warton Parish Council
  • Carlton Contracts (Ceilings & Partitions) Ltd
  • Derek Hood Private Hire Ltd
  • Eriks Industrial Services Ltd
  • IFS Defence Ltd
  • Lightning Social Club
  • Morson Human Resources Ltd
  • North West Heritage Group
  • Professional Transport
  • SEAS DTC
  • Warton Fitness Centre

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • English Electric
  • British Aircraft Corporation
  • British Aerospace

Main Unit(s) Present:


  • No 21 Personnel Transit Centre
  • No 90 MU
  • No 101 Personnel Dispersal Centre
  • No 180 GS
  • No 181 GS
  • BAE Systems
  • British Aircraft Corporation (Preston) Flying Club
  • Personnel Holding Unit

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