TL8427 : Earls Colne Airfield

near to Earls Colne, Essex, Great Britain

Earls Colne Airfield
Earls Colne Airfield
This is Earls Colne airfield LinkExternal link a busy private landing field using runways of the wartime RAF Earls Colne which operated both RAF and USAAF aircraft at various times during the war. An aerial shot of the base in during the war can be seen at LinkExternal link . Military operation ceased in 1946. The runways now enclose a golf course and the perimeter area at the south of the aerodrome is an industrial estate. The part of perimeter track and one of the runways is designated as a public footpath however they are well made private roads. To go to the next field in an alphabetical tour of Essex WW2 airfields click on TQ4590 : RAF Fairlop Survivor?. Much information was gleaned from Graham Smith’s book “Essex Airfields In The Second World War”. LinkExternal link
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Saturday, 8 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 10 April, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 848 276 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.9755N 0:41.1379E
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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