NT1265 : Kirknewton Airfield

near to Kirknewton, West Lothian, Great Britain

Kirknewton Airfield.
Kirknewton Airfield.
Map says it's disused, but it's not. Military helicopter against a backdrop of Kaimes Hill. An old runway is gradually disappearing beneath the weeds. Only when returning to Balerno did I see the War Office notices.

The airfield is also used by a gliding club and is coveted by developers as it's not green belt designated.
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Wednesday, 31 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 31 August, 2005
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WGS84: 55:52.5878N 3:24.1015W
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