Leicester flying sites
Note: This map only shows the position of Leicester within the UK.
LEICESTER HELIPORT see SAFFRON LANE
LEICESTER MUNICIPAL AERODROME see DESFORD
LEICESTER MUNICIPAL AIRPORT see BRAUNSTONE
LEICESTER AIRPORT see LEICESTER EAST
LEICESTER see also AYLESTONE, AYLESTONE LANE and BORDRICK’S PASTURES
LEICESTER: Temporary balloon launching site
Location: Site close to Belgrave Gate, Leicester
Period of operation: 1824
NOTES: It would seem that a successful ascent was made.
LEICESTER: Temporary landing ground
Period of operation: July 1912
NOTES: Flying demonstration by Benjamin C Hucks in a Blériot monoplane. Is the location for this venue known today?
LEICESTER: Temporary aerodrome?
NOTES: Venue for CD Barnards Air Tours in June 1931. Does anybody now know where they actually operated from?
LEICESTER: Temporary airfield
Location: Horse racecourse (1950s)
NOTES: Was this used to deliver jockeys to race meetings?
We'd love to hear from you, so please scroll down to leave a comment!
Leave a comment ...
Copyright (c) UK Airfield Guide