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Also known as: Crugmeer / Padstow Aerodrome / RAF Padstow
County: Cornwall
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 25 March 1918 - 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
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 31/07/2018):

  • Padstow Library
  • Padstow Museum
  • Padstow Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 250 Sqn

  • No 494 (Light Bomber) Flight

  • No 500 (Special Duty) Flight

  • No 501 (Special Duty) Flight

Photographs of the plaque at Padstow, 6 April 2021. Courtesy of Nicholas Prideaux-Brune




More photographs of the plaque. Courtesy of Richard Flagg



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Remains of the airfield at Padstow, 8 June 2021. © Richard Flagg

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Remains of the airfield at Padstow, 8 June 2021. © Richard Flagg


Plan fo Padstow, 1918. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

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