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Posted by Stephen Moran on August 28, 2002 at 16:16:06:

In Reply to: Airport posted by Snep on August 27, 2002 at 13:00:08:

Ah!, the airport. I vaugely remember going to see Madness and a few other bands arriving there for the festivals in the early eighties. Also some air shows were held from time to time. Did someone post pics here? Speaking as someone now training for the PPL here in Dublin, I think it's a shame that Castlebar has lost such a great resource. For the record, here are the stats..

Co-ordinates 535045.5N 091649.1W
Geographic Location 1nm East of Castlebar Town
Aerodome Elevation AMSL 150 feet
Status Licenced Public PPR

Runway Orientation, Length, Surface Details 06/24, 610x21m, Asphalt
Lighting Nil
Radio Air/Ground 122.6 o/r
Navaids Nil

Fuel Limited quantities of 100LL - PN
Hangarage Yes
Customs Nil
Car Hire Tel: (094) 21288

Operator Donal McEllin, Castlebar Airport Services Ltd.
Address Castlebar Airfield, Breaffy Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, Ireland.

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