J4972 : Newtownards aerodrome (2)

taken 14 years ago, near to Newtownards, Northern Ireland

Newtownards aerodrome (2)
Newtownards aerodrome (2)
Newtownards aerodrome J4972 : Newtownards aerodrome seen from close to Scrabo Tower J4772 : Scrabo Tower near Newtownards. Part of the sea defences J4972 : Sea defences, Newtownards (1) is at top left. The NE shore of Strangford Lough J5072 : The Loughshore near Newtownards is to the right of the sea defences. The line of cars at bottom lower is on the Comber Road.
The view from Scrabo Tower, Newtownards


Scrabo Tower, occupies a commanding position (538 ft spot height on the old one inch map) overlooking Newtownards, Comber, parts of north Down, Strangford Lough, Dundonald and an area stretching as far as the Mournes.

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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Friday, 28 March, 2008   (more nearby)
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Friday, 28 March, 2008
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Airfield   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 493 725 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.7495N 5:41.4650W
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Irish: geotagged! J 477 726
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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