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WWII Spitfire base is up for sale
Perranporth airfield
The airfield has three hard surface landing strips
Cornwall's only civil owned airfield which is available for general aviation has been put up for sale.

Perranporth airfield on the cliffs in North Cornwall has a guide price of 950,000. Its current owners are retiring.

The 330 acre (134 hectares) was originally built as a Spitfire base in World War II.

The airfield was built in 1941 for the RAF. It has three hard surface runways and two grass strips.




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