Latitude 04°53'45"N Longitude 01°46'29"W

   
ACQUISITION Joint RN/RAF station

 

OPENED  
COMMISSIONED 01 October 143

 

PAID OFF 16  December 1943 to Care & Maintenance

 

CLOSED  
   
FUNCTION Erection of crated aircraft for despatch via the West African Reinforcement Route to Egypt1. (While on Care & maintenance operated as an RN Rest Camp)

 

ADDRESS R.N. Air Station,

Komenda,

Takoradi,

Gold Coast,

West Africa

 

LOCALITY  

 

LANDMARKS

 

 

ROAD AND RAIL ACCESS


 

 

   
CONTROL Not known

 

ELEVATION 20' above M.S.L.

 

RUNWAYS /LANDING AREA Three


--/-- QDM. ---°/---° .... --- X --  yds.

--/-- QDM. ---°/---° .... --- X --  yds.

--/-- QDM. ---°/---° .... --- X --  yds.

 

TRACKS  

 

OBSTRUCTIONS Navigation:
Circuit:
Approach:
Not known

Not known

Not known.

 

APPROACH Not known 

 

WIND INDICATOR Not known 
   

 

   
HOMING - VISUAL By day:

By night:

Not known

Not known

 

HOMING--RADIO D/F: Beacon:

 

Not known

Not known

 

APPROACH - VISUAL By day:  

By night:  

Not known
Not known
APPROACH - RADIO Not known
COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT W/T and R/T:

VH/F:

Not known

Not known

 

GROUND RADAR Not known 

 

   
ACCOMMODATION

Capacity:

Officers: Unknown.
Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings: Unknown.
W.R.N.S. Officers: None.
W.R.N.S.  Chiefs, P.O.s and ratings; None.

 

ARMOURIES Not known 

 

COMPASS BASE Not known 

 

DISPERSAL Not known

 

HANGARS

 

Number /Type Size Door Height Door Width
? (type n/k) ? ? ?
       
MEDICAL Not known

 

METEOROLOGICAL Not known.

 

FUEL AND OIL
Aviation: Not known.
M/T: Not known.
Oil : Not known.

 

TEST BASE Not known

 

TEST BUTT Not known

 

WORKSHOPS Not known

 

BOMBING AND FIRING RANGES Not known
   
   
Information taken from CB 4368 B. Admiralty Handbook of Naval Air Stations Aug. 45
 
 

List of first and second line squadrons, station flight and other flying units based at this location

 
  No squadrons were based here or visited this station.
   

 

 

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