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Watch Office 5845/39 - from the film 'The Red Beret' 1953 (© via Steve Ward)
RAF Abingdon airfield
Airfield Today:
Royal Logistic Corps, 612 Volunteer Gliding School
Tower Type:
1. Watch Office with Met Section 5845/39
2. Control Tower, Vertical Split Control Type 2548c/55
Tower:
1. Derelict
2. Demolished 2014
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
Station history
RAF Abingdon airfield
Watch Office 5845/39 1982 (© Paul Francis)
RAF Abingdon airfield
Airfield:
OTU
Opened:
/1932
Closed:
/1992
ID Code:
AB
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
2x - concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
1x - C Type, 4- A Type
County:
Berkshire
Location:
NW of Abingdon
OS Ref:
SU475992
Copyright:
All photographs copyright © as stated
RAF Abingdon airfield
Scenes for the film 'The Red Beret' (a.k.a. 'Paratrooper') with Alan Ladd were filmed at Abingdon in 1953 (© via Steve Ward)


RAF Abingdon airfield
2002 (© Damien Burke)
Control Tower 2548c/55 1982 (© Paul Francis)
RAF Abingdon airfield
RAF Abingdon airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2002
- Abingdon - updated 16/12/2014 -