Tyne and Wear HER(11484): Woolsington, RAF Woolsington, aircraft hangars - Details
Woolsington, RAF Woolsington, aircraft hangars
Air Transport Site
During World War Two RAF Woolsington was a grass flying field equipped with Bellman and Blister aircraft hangars as well as civilian hangars. By 1944 its function was a storage and maintainance unit attached to 43 Group. Post-war prior to 1985, the airfield was expanded and redeveloped as a civil airport. Two large structures are visible on aerial photographs of 1946.
English Heritage, 2008, Hadrian's Wall National Mapping Programme (1432087); Aerial Photograph RAF/106G/UK/1193 4194 27-Feb-1946