The airfield lies on the NW. shore of Cromarty Firth and
on the SE. side of the coastal road and railway, with
the village of Evanton ¾
mile SW. Invergordon lies 5½
Inverness lies 12 miles SSE.
Cromarty and Moray Firths.
The Alness river flowing through the village of the same
name in Cromarty Firth, 2 miles ENE. and Allt Graad flowing
through. Evanton and forming the SW. boundary of the
airfield as it enters the Firth.
ROAD AND RAIL ACCESS
Main road communication with Invergordon, 6 miles (R).
Evanton and Dingwall, 6¾ miles
Evanton railway station lies at the W. corner of the
Control building outside perimeter track on NW. side of
12' above M.S.L.
04/24 QDM. 043°/223° .... 1000 X 50 yds.
09/27 QDM. 095°/275° .... 1250 X 50 yds.
50' perimeter track.
Mountains rising from a point 1 mile NW. to attain
elevations of over 2000' within 5 miles, and 3400'
within 10 miles W.
Recommended sector, mean QDM. :.
HOMING - VISUAL
APPROACH - VISUAL
APPROACH - RADIO
M/F & H/F
Living quarters on N. side of airfield.
Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings:
W.R.N.S. Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings;
Note: Accommodation figures
are those at time of reduction to C. & M. in March,
One, diameter 6o'.
On grass to SW. and NW. 17 hardstandings in Maintenance
On N. and W. sides of airfield.
1 Boulton Paul
300' x 155'
1 Boulton Paul
200' X 155'
4 Bellman hangar
65' x 45'
1 R. & D.
220' X 90'
2oo' x 1oo'
FUEL AND OIL
Test butt and 25 yd. range for cannon and M.G. near N.
R.N. Aircraft Maintenance Yard.
4 A.R.S. workshops (19o' x Ho' x 26' x 1o6').
S.F.P. workshop (19o' x x 26' x Io6').
general workshop (83' x 75').
BOMBING AND FIRING RANGES
Information taken from B/R/ 1807 Admiralty Handbook
of Naval Air Stations Dec. 48
List of first and second line squadrons, station
flight and other flying units based at this location