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Old 7th Oct 2008, 20:08
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RAF Machrihanish to close

Another airfield is to be sold off. Yesterday, uncertainty over RAF Machrihanish's future was finally removed when new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Veterans Kevan Jones announced that the Kintyre base was "surplus to defence requirements and will be disposed of.

Mothballed Kintyre Air Base To Be Be Disposed Of By MoD (from The Herald )

BBC NEWS | Scotland | Glasgow, Lanarkshire and West | Jobs to go with sale of airbase
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