Hangar 42 Blackpool Airport

Hangar 42 Blackpool

Hangar 42 was constructed in 1939 for the RAF. Polish and RAF Squadrons flew Night Fighter operations from Hangar42, with the building being refurbished to its WW2 operational state.

Hurricanes, Boulton Paul Defiants and Spitfires were amongst a range of aircraft operated from Hangar 42.

Famous Aviation Pioneer and ATA Pilot Amy Johnson also flew her last fateful mission from Blackpool in 1941.

Hangar 42 Spitfire Visitor Centre

How to get here

Local Train Station

Blackpool Squires Gate (5 mins walk)

By Road

M55 Motorway Junction 4 follow signs for A5230 and Airport

Buses to Squires Gate

1, 11, 17 (5 mins walk)


Squires Gate (10 mins walk)

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