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  • united kingdom Albemarle Barracks

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England

    United Kingdom





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    11.9082EGNT Newcastle, England
    16.9106EGG47 RVI Newcastle, England
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    19.8108EGG11 RMR Tyne, England
    20.3073 Cramlington Hospital, England



    1941 to present

    55° 1' 26'' N - 1° 52' 27'' W
    1nm S of Stamfordham
    ICAO: EGQOIATA:
    Elevation: 485 feet




    History of this Location


    Opened in 1941 as RAF Ouston, the base remained with the RAF until Sep 1974, when it passed to Army control. 202 Squadron RAF based a Whirlwind SAR flight here between Aug 1964 until Sep 1976, when it moved to RAF Finningley.

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    List of units at Ouston

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1964/76202 SquadronWhirlwind 1964/81









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