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01 July, 2015

// Houton Bay (also Kite Balloon Base)

Also known as: Houton / RAF Houton Bay / RNAS Houton Bay
Type: Major
County: Orkney
Date: 1917 - September 1921 (relinquished)
Current Use: Disused
Current Status: Harbour / Hotel
Used By: RAF / RNAS
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013) :-
  • Orphir Community Council
Main unit(s) present:

  • No 306 (Flying Boat) Flight
  • No 430 (Seaplane) Flight
  • 'F' Boat Seaplane Training Flight
  • Orkney Wing

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