SU5064 : Remains of the runway on Greenham Common Airfield

near to Goldfinch Bottom, West Berkshire, Great Britain

Remains of the runway on Greenham Common Airfield
Remains of the runway on Greenham Common Airfield
This massive airbase was home to US cruise missiles that were launched from huge military aircraft that required a 4km runway for takeoff. The runway was mostly taken up when the military left, and the Common was returned to the people of Berkshire has a magnificent nature reserve. This small section was left as a reminder of its former land use.
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2004
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 4 May, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 February, 2011
Category
Military installation (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 501 646 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.6950N 1:16.8931W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 503 646
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