Small quiz-airfield identification

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PeteFenwick
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Small quiz-airfield identification

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Dear All-very bored with lack of general aviation events. I have scanned some old prints (not great quality) and invite responses to the 5 airfields-do you know which airfield is in these pics? A prize of a pint to the first correct answer (if we ever meet) and a congratulatory handshake (if allowed)-be interested to see the replies (first 4 in UK 5th obviously not)-

ImageScan 4 copy by Peter Fenwick, on Flickr

ImageScan 59 by Peter Fenwick, on Flickr

Imageuntitled-103-1 by Peter Fenwick, on Flickr

Imageuntitled-105-1 by Peter Fenwick, on Flickr

Imageuntitled-3-1 by Peter Fenwick, on Flickr

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Scan 4 copy - that's Shobdon

Untitled -105-1 - that's Caernarfon

I recognised both right away, but still pondering the other UK ones ;)
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I'm trying to work out when the Shobdon picture was taken. The gravel pit is in excavation stage by the bare earth but the poplars on the airfield side and the east of the pit haven't grown. But they've since grown and been cut down as have the ones on the industrial estate side. Odd thing is I could have sworn they were all there before the gravel pit got to that size???? Unless its more recent and the gravel pit vegetation has been cleared despite being abandoned????
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I'm going to plump for Sleap for the second one.
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Well gentlemen, pic 1 is Shobden (taken June 2005), pic 2 is Sleap, pic 4 is Caernarvon.
Pic 3 is in Wales and the last is in the South Pacific-good luck

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no.4 Haverford west?
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Number 4 is Caernarfon, Haverfordwest is much further from the coast. :sunglasses:

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Big Eric wrote:
Tue 23 Jun 2020, 6:30 pm
Number 4 is Caernarfon, Haverfordwest is much further from the coast. :sunglasses:

sorry, I meant no.3 is HaverfordWest, got my numbers muddled which why I never win the lottery!
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Andy well done pic 3 is indeed Haverfordwest. last pic might be a rather big ask but I will let it run for a day or so.

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Last pic is of Rarotonga airport-Cook Islands.

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