SP9396 : Vintage aircraft and excellent cakes! Fly-in Macmillan Coffee Morning at Spanhoe Airfield

taken 3 years ago, near to Laxton, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Vintage aircraft and excellent cakes!  Fly-in Macmillan Coffee Morning at Spanhoe Airfield
Vintage aircraft and excellent cakes! Fly-in Macmillan Coffee Morning at Spanhoe Airfield
RAF Spanhoe (also known as Harringworth or Wakerley) is a former World War II airfield.
Opened in 1943, it was used by both the Royal Air Force and United States Army Air Forces. During the war it was used primarily as a transport airfield. After the war it was closed in late 1945.
The airfield is still active and houses various privately owned light aircraft, though much of the site has been returned to agriculture.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Air transport  Derelict, Disused  People, Events  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9384 9652 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.5062N 0:37.0335W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9399 9682
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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