J4972 : Pillbox, Newtownards

taken 14 years ago, near to Newtownards, Northern Ireland

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Pillbox, Newtownards
Pillbox, Newtownards
This concrete WWII pillbox still survives overlooking the runway (out of sight to the left) at Newtownards aerodrome. J4972 : WWII pillbox, Newtownards (inside view -1) and J4972 : WWII pillbox, Newtownards (inside view - 2) show inside views.
Newtownards Airport


The aerodrome at Newtownards opened as Ards Airport in 1934. It was used by the RAF for training during WWII and was bombed by the Luftwaffe in 1941. After WWII it reverted to its role as a civil airport. It is now owned by the Ulster Flying Club LinkExternal link.

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J4972, 73 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 August, 2007   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 2 August, 2007
Category
Wartime relics   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 49 72 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.7198N 5:41.3182W
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Irish: geotagged! J 49 72
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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