|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Norfolk Showground airfield site|
The Norfolk Showground was the site of a small private airfield between 1949 and 1951. Two runways existed - one running parallel with A47 and the second crossing it at an angle running to southwest.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TG 149 104|
|Parish:||BAWBURGH, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
|COSTESSEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Site of second Norwich Airport 1949 to 1951.
Runway parallel with A47, another crossing it at an angle running to southwest.
E. Rose (NLA), 3 March 1993.
"Norwich Airport" was, in fact, a field holding a collection of 4 privately owned light aircraft and offering pleasure flights around Norwich. Three Auster J/I and one Fairchild Argus 2 aircraft were stored here, and the only airfield building comprised a caravan. The runways were, in fact, just east of the showground, and crosseed at TG154105.
K. Hamilton (HES) 10 March 2014
- AIRFIELD (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|<S1>||Serial: Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum. 1992. Airfields of Norfolk and Suffolk.. Vol 7, p 5. |
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