SP9396 : Fly-in Macmillan Coffee Morning at Spanhoe Airfield

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

Fly-in Macmillan Coffee Morning at Spanhoe Airfield
Fly-in Macmillan Coffee Morning at Spanhoe Airfield
Vintage aircraft and excellent cakes.
What? No aeroplane? You can come by car.
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  People, Events 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9375 9648 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.4855N 0:37.1138W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9379 9647
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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