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Dishforth, England
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32.6209EGNP Leeds heliport - Coney Park, England



1936 to present

54 8 N - 1 25 W
3.5nm E of Ripon
ICAO: EGXDIATA:
Elevation: 117 feet


Situated close-by the A1(M) near Ripon and within the Leeming MATZ. Has two main asphalt runways (max 1858m) and a shorter, disused SW-NE where helicopters usually alight. Remains a Diversion airfield and a satellite for RAF Linton-on-Ouse.
RAF Dishforth was opened in 1936 as part of Bomber Commands expansion programme, operational 1937. Was home to RCAF units from May 1942. Enlarged in Summer and Autumn 1943 for larger bombers. Became a transport base after WWII with Hastings and Beverley until 1962. Used as a satellite landing ground for other training bases until 1991 when the administrative areas of the base were handed over to the Army, supporting the work of the Catterick garrison and the Northumberland ranges. The airfield remained under control of the RAF who continued to use it as a satellite facility for other RAF units in the Vale of York. Air Traffic Control and other airfield services are managed by RAF Linton-on-Ouse.
After its closure as an RAF base, Dishforth became home to a training establishment of the Nork Yorshire Police Force (callsign M2DF). Dishforth is now home to HQ 9 Regiment, Army Air Corps.

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Units

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2013/    661 SquadronLynx AH9A 2011/15
Lynx 2011/14
2008/    659 SquadronLynx AH9A 2009/??
Scout ??/81
2006/    669 SquadronLynx AH9A 2010/??
1993/07656 SquadronWAH-64 Apache 2003/   
Lynx 1985/04
SA341B Gazelle AH.1 1975/05
1992/    672 SquadronLynx AH9A 2009/??
Lynx 2004/??
Lynx 2001/04
Lynx 1990/93
1992/07664 SquadronWAH-64 Apache 2007/   
1992/00657 SquadronLynx AH9A ??/18
1991/    9 REGT
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TypeSerialDates
AB205A-1MM80705 28jul99
AB206C-1MM80591 28jul99
AB206C-1MM80909 28jul99
Lynx AH1XZ183 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ185 feb04
Lynx AH1XZ194 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ196 feb04
Lynx AH1XZ211 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ212 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ214 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ222 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ608 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ616 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ645 08dec94
Lynx AH1XZ651 08dec94 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ674 jul99
Lynx AH1XZ680 jul99
SA330B Puma1018 17jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XW909 jul99 feb04
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XX372 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XX389 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XX399 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XX409 feb04
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XX448 jul99 feb04
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ292 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ298 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ308 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ312 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ326 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ327 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ344 jul99
SA341B Gazelle AH.1XZ345 jul99
SA341F Gazelle1544 17jul99
SA341F Gazelle1672 17jul99
SA341F Gazelle1689 17jul99
SA342M Gazelle4047 17jul99
SA342M Gazelle4210 17jul99
SA342M Gazelle4219 17jul99
WAH-64 ApacheZJ173 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ183 23mar05
WAH-64 ApacheZJ208 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ209 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ223 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ224 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ225 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ227 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ228 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ229 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ230 feb04
WAH-64 ApacheZJ231 23mar05
WAH-64 ApacheZJ232 feb04


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