The Future of RAF Leuchars
UPDATE: RAF Leuchars has lost its battle for survival. I'm deeply disappointed and saddened by this news.
I've lived close to the RAF station at Leuchars during the 9 months that I've been at university.
Leuchars is about 6 miles from St Andrews by road, but it's much closer as the crow flies - according to Wikipedia, "Leuchars [is] about 3.3 miles North West of St Andrews town centre". The eastern end of the runway, where landings and take-offs mostly happen, is barely a kilometre away from my favourite place in St Andrews, the far end of West Sands ((You'll often find ...