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Fair Isle, Sukka Moor, Airfield

Airfield (20th Century)

Site Name Fair Isle, Sukka Moor, Airfield

Classification Airfield (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Homis Dale; Vaadal

Canmore ID 105865

Site Number HZ27SW 208

NGR HZ 21090 72140

NGR Description Centred HZ 2109 7214

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Shetland Islands
  • Parish Dunrossness
  • Former Region Shetland Islands Area
  • Former District Shetland
  • Former County Shetland

Archaeology Notes

HZ27SW 208 centred 2109 7214

Airstrip [NAT]

[Undated] OS 1:10.000 map.

A small airstrip, built in WWII is situated on near level ground on Sukka Moor. Only one runway was constructed and the airstrip is visible on a vertical air photograph taken during the war (RAF 1PRU WL/10, 2.92 and 2.102, flown 4 July 1942). The airstrip is still used today.

Information from RCAHMS (DE) 3 November 1998.


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