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Things to do in Shoreham, West Sussex

A short car ride from Shoreham is Shoreham Airport, officially opened in 1911, was host to the British pioneers of air flight. The oldest licensed airport in the world, it played a vital role in both World Wars and is still at the forefront of aviation in this country, hosting European flights.

The 1936 art-deco terminal building, designated as being of significant architectural importance, still retains the ambience of a more leisurely era of air travel. Guided tours of the Airport are available.

Shoreham Airport is also home to the Museum of D-Day Aviation. This small Museum, on the site of a Second World War hangar, houses aircraft, photographs, personal memorabilia and medals of E-Day Airmen. Visitors can inspect a replica Spitfire, a Rolls-Royce Merlin, a Typhoon cockpit and the RAF Fire Engines.

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