J4972 : Old buildings, Newtownards aerodrome

near to Newtownards, Ireland

Old buildings, Newtownards aerodrome
Old buildings, Newtownards aerodrome
These old buildings were formerly part of a WWII machine gun range. The cloud-capped Scrabo Hill is in the distance. J4972 : Old machine-gun post, Newtownards (1) and J4972 : Old machine-gun post, Newtownards (2) show the posts in February 2012.
Newtownards Airport

The aerodrome at Newtownards opened as Ards Airport in 1934. It was used by the RAF for training during WWII and was bombed by the Luftwaffe in 1941. After WWII it reverted to its role as a civil airport. It is now owned by the Ulster Flying Club LinkExternal link.
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Tuesday, 15 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 15 January, 2008
Wartime relics   (more nearby)
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Irish: geotagged! J 492 723 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.6604N 5:41.6000W
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Irish: geotagged! J 492 723
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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