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Winkleigh

Major
Also known as: Four Seasons Village / RAF Winkleigh / Seckington Cross Industrial Estate / USAAF Station 460
County: Devon
Current Status: Housing / Industry / Public Road
Date: 1 January 1943 - December 1958
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Norwegian) / RCAF
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 01/09/2011):

  • A.S.A.P Skip & Plant Hire
  • Airfield Plant Hire Ltd
  • Bedwells Removals & Storage
  • Cactus Shop
  • D & S Supplies
  • Devon Plant Services Ltd
  • Forthglade Ltd
  • Jackie Freeman Photography
  • Rangemoors
  • Surf Bay Leisure (The Devon Sales Centre)
  • Tawmix Timber Products Ltd 
  • Winkleigh Parish Council
  • Winkleigh Timber Ltd & Winkleigh Pine Furniture
  • Zukis Cafe & Takeaway

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Exeter and District Kart Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 161 Sqn
  • No 406 Sqn
  • No 415 Sqn
  • Norwegian Training Base
001Aerial view of RAF Winkleigh Airfield - 7 March 2016.png

Aerial view of Winkleigh, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of Winkleigh, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of Winkleigh, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

004Control Tower : Watch Office for Night Fighter Stations - 7 March 2016.png

The control tower at Winkleigh, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

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The control tower at Winkleigh, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

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The interior of the control tower at Winkleigh, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

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The interior of the control tower at Winkleigh, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

008Runway 09:27. Looking west from the runway 18:36 intersection - 7 March 2016.png

Runway 09:27, looking west from the runway 18:36 intersection, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

009Runway 18:36. Looking south from the runway 09:27 intersection - 7 March 2016.png

Runway 18:36, looking south from the runway 09:27 intersection, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

010Taxiway at the east of the airfield. Looking north near the control tower - 7 March 2017.png

Taxiway at the east of the airfield, looking north near the control tower, 7 March 2017. © Richard Flagg

011Taxiway at the south west of the airfield. Looking east from near the memorial - 7 March 2016.png

Taxiway at the south west of the airfield, looking east from near the memorial, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

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The dining room at Winkleigh, 7 March 2016. © Richard Flagg

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The control tower at Winkleigh, March 2019. Courtesy of Colin Pomeroy

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A memorial at Winkleigh, March 2019. Courtesy of Colin Pomeroy

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A memorial at Winkleigh, March 2019. Courtesy of Colin Pomeroy

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