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Hornsea Mere

Also known as: Hornsea / RAF Hornsea Mere / RNAS Hornsea Mere
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Current Status: Lake / Leisure activity
Date: 1917 - 1919; later minor use 1930s
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RNAS
Landing Surface Types: Water
Aircraft Roles: Maritime patrol

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

  • Hornsea Library
  • Hornsea Mere Cafe
  • Hornsea Museum
  • Hornsea Sailing Club
  • Hornsea Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 248 Sqn

  • No 251 Sqn
  • No 404 (Seaplane) Flight

  • No 405 (Seaplane) Flight

  • No 453 (Baby Seaplane) Flight


Plan of Hornsea Mere, 1918. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

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