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18 December, 2014

// Dundonald (Bogside)

Did you know?

An industrial estate and otherwise anonymous fields hide the fact that Dundonald surely saved at least hundreds of thousands of lives through station resident No 516 Squadron providing simulated attack training and enable fully prepared Allied ground troops to safely land on the various Normandy beaches at D-Day."
Also known as: Olympic Business Park / RAF Dundonald
County: South Ayrshire
Current Status: Farmland / Leisure activity / Industry
Date: 21 March 1940 - 1 August 1945
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):



  • Acreburn Ltd
  • Braemar Finance
  • C I C S Ltd
  • Corporate Jets Ltd
  • D2 Trading Ltd
  • DBC Food Service
  • Drive Business Ltd
  • Dundonald Community Council
  • Enrich Consulting
  • Funky Power
  • Grant Welsh Commercials
  • Home Textiles Ltd
  • K S M International Ltd
  • Lamar UK Ltd
  • McDonald Transport
  • Pacific Shelf 1348 Limited
  • PFP 2000 Ltd
  • Pickfords Business Moving
  • Planet Performance
  • Sovereign Blinds
  • Tower Tools & Equipment Ltd
  • USC Group Ltd
  • West Coast Capital
Dundonald-Opened 16/10/2010

The Memorial is found at the entrance to the Olympic Business Park.

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 Sqn
  • No 12 EFTS
  • No 26 Sqn
  • No 63 Sqn
  • No 268 Sqn
  • No 414 Sqn
  • No 516 Sqn
  • No 808 Sqn
  • No 879 Sqn
  • No 885 Sqn
  • No 886 Sqn
  • No 897 Sqn
  • No 1441 (Combined Operations Development) Flight

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