KILKEEL: Private airfield (Aka KILKEEL INTERNATIONAL and DERRYOGUE)
Operated by: The Nicholson family
Location: W of Dunnaval Road, N of Greencastle Road and about 1nm SW of Kilkeel
Period of operation: 1970s to -
Runways: 01/19 460 grass 14/32 180 grass
Note: According to information on a web-site, regarding a Fly-In for 2017, the 01/19 runway is now 750 metres long.
NOTES: If you search on the inter-web, this airfield appears to be known both as DERRYOGUE and KILKEEL.
In the mid 1970s it seems the Piper PA-18 Super Cub 95 G-ARBX and Champion 7AC G-AVDT were based here.
There is an AAIB accident report regarding the Aeroprakt A22 Foxbat G-VROD in January 2008. Was this based here or just visiting? The same question applies to another incident involving the Luscombe 8A Silvaire G-BSTX in 2010.
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