IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Ibsley airfield looking north, the control tower and airfield code are in the centre of the image, 21 September 1946. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1749. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Built during 1940-41 as a fighter base satellite for RAF Middle Wallop, Ibsley opened in 1941 when incomplete. It eventually had three concrete runways, 18 hardstandings plus 18 double pen dispersals, and two Bellman plus 12 blister hangars, after...