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12-February-2016
12-February-2016

Photographs supplied by Russell Byers / Roger Johnson
The Scone and District War Memorial Aerodrome commemorates those who served in World War Two. 

Scone Airport is a public airport in the Upper Hunter Valley, 4 kilometres northwest of Scone.  It was built to provide a public aerodrome replacing Nandowra aerodrome on located on "Nandowra", approximately 9 kilometres south of Scone.

In 1937, No. 3 Squadron RAAF aircraft, including Hawker Demon and Avro Anson,  together with an Aerodrome Defence Crew camped at Nandowra Aerodrome. During World War Two, the Royal Australian Air Force utilised Nandowra Aerodrome as an emergency landing ground.

Location

Address:Satur Road, Scone, 2337
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.035979
Long: 150.831864
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription
THE SCONE & DISTRICT WAR MEMORIAL AERODROME
Source: MA
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