J4972 : Runway, Newtownards (1)

taken 10 years ago, near to Newtownards, Northern Ireland

Runway, Newtownards (1)
Runway, Newtownards (1)
Part of the west/east runway seen from the path along the seawall J4972 : Sea defences, Newtownards (2).
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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Date Taken
Tuesday, 7 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 7 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Air transport 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 494 727 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.8714N 5:41.3560W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 496 728
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Newtownards  Runway  Airport  Aerodrome 

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