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Samlesbury Aerodrome is a disused airfield at Balderstone near Samlesbury, in the Ribble Valley district of Lancashire between Blackburn and Preston.
It is now home to the production facilities for the Typhoon front fuselage and T-45 Goshawk as well as home to BAE's F-35 Lightning II manufacturing operations. Manufacture of sections for Airbus are also subcontracted to the site. The site unlike many other MAI sites does not have an operational runway.
The aerodrome is owned by defence company BAE Systems which uses the site for manufacturing of several aircraft types. Currently BAE employ approximately 3,000 people at the site.