united kingdom Aberporth

Aberporth, Wales
united kingdom





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41.0175 Pendine, Wales
41.7221EGFE Haverfordwest, Wales
46.0236EGDA Brawdy, Wales
46.3147 Pont Henri, Wales
47.7158EGFP Pembrey, Wales
47.7 45 Bronglais Hospital (near), Wales



1940 to present

52 6 53 secs N - 4 33 36 secs W
20nm NW of Carmarthen
ICAO: EGFAIATA:
Elevation: 425 feet


Opened in 1940 as RAF Blaenanerch but renamed in 1941 and closed after WWII in 1946. Re-opened as a Royal Aircraft Establishment site in 1951 and served UK Government with ICAO Code EGUC, as an airspace radar service, known as Western Radar. It subsequently closed and became the civilian airfield, West Wales Airport.

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