J4972 : Runway, Newtownards Airport (3)

taken 14 years ago, near to Newtownards, Northern Ireland

Runway, Newtownards Airport (3)
Runway, Newtownards Airport (3)
The aerodrome at Newtownards opened as Ards Airport in 1934. It was used by the RAF for training during WWII and was bombed (accidentally it seems) 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.
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
Tuesday, 15 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 January, 2008
Category
Airfield   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 494 728 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.8874N 5:41.3458W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 495 727
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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