The local council started considering a regional airport in 1960 and purchased the airfield in 1969. The new airport began operations in 1974 from the newly christened "Humberside International Airport".
Paul GLAZZARD has a photograph of the RAF Memorial on Geo-graph. The photo was taken in 2008.
There is a single Commonwealth War Grave in Kirmington Churchyard; N. K. HODSON, private, 11 Bn. Training Reserve, died 15 April 1917.
This was "Norman Kenneth HODSON," born Kirmington, LIN, son of Joseph Bennett HODSON and Emily HODSON. He was found in Kirmington in the 1901 census, age 2, and in 1911, same place, age 12. His birth was registered in the 4th qtr. or 1898 in Glanford Brigg RD.