The Ulster Aviation Society at the Maze Long Kesh Site

The Ulster Aviation Society base of operations and display aircraft can be found in two WWII Aircraft hangars on the Maze Long Kesh Site.

These structures, which are now Scheduled Monuments, were constructed around 1941 and used throughout the war. They currently house approximately 30 notable aircraft in a museum run by the Ulster Aviation Society. This collection is the largest private collection in Ireland.

A Voluntary Association of Aviation Enthusiasts, it was founded in 1968 and is made up of nearly 300 members, including Europe & USA.

Accepted as a charity by Inland Revenue in 1997 they are also an associate member of Northern Ireland Museums Council.

Their Aims and Objectives Include:

 – Public education on aviation–related topics
 – Highlight Northern Irelands aviation heritage
 – Maintain an aviation museum for public benefit
 – Promote the preservation of aircraft and aviation–related artefacts
 – Extensive network of contacts with complementary organisations.

Visit their website at:


Key Contacts

Maze Long Kesh

Development Corporation

Maze Long Kesh

Halftown Road

Lisburn, BT27 5RF


+44 (0)28 9250 1806


18002 02892 501824



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