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02 September, 2014

// Usworth (Hylton) (Sunderland) (West Town Moor)

Also known as: RAF Usworth / RFC Hylton
County: Tyne and Wear
Current Status: Industry
Date: 1916 - 31 May 1984
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / Civil
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013) :-

  • Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Limited
Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 AACU 'G' Flight

  • No 1 Gp Practice Flight

  • No 2 Basic ANS

  • No 2 Civilian Fighter Control Co-operation Unit

  • No 3 Radio Maintenance Unit

  • No 7 AACU

  • No 14 MU

  • No 20 Initial Traning Wing

  • No 21 Initial Traning Wing

  • No 23 RFS

  • No 36 Sqn

    No 43 Sqn

    No 55 OTU

    No 62 OTU

    No 103 Sqn

  • 416th NFS

    No 607 Sqn

  • No 641 GS

    No 776 Sqn

  • No 1965 Reserve AOP Flight

  • Air Crew Disposal Unit

  • Durham UAS

  • Glider Exercise Unit

  • Newcastle GC

  • Tyne-Wear GC

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