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Andover (Weyhill)

Major
Also known as: Andover Business Park / DE&S Andover / DLO Andover / Marlborough Lines / RAF Andover / RFC Andover / USAAF Station 406
County: Hampshire
Current Status: Army barracks / Industry
Date: August 1917 - 1980s
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / FAA / AAC / USAAF

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Andover History and Archaeology Society
  • Andover Library
  • Andover Museum
  • Andover Town Council
  • Co-operative Food Primary Logistics Services
  • Holy Trinity Church, Penton Mewsey
  • Ikaros Solar Ltd
  • Oxford Capital
  • Tidworth HIVE

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 (Bomber) Group
  • No 2 School of (Aerial) Navigation & Bomb-Dropping
  • No 2 School of Army Co-operation
  • No 2 Sqn
  • No 3 (Bomber) Group
  • No 4 Fighter Command Servicing Unit
  • No 6 (Coastal) OTU
  • No 7 Group 
  • No 9 Sqn
  • No 11 Gp Pool
  • No 11 Sqn
  • No 12 Sqn
  • No 13 Sqn
  • No 15 (P) AFU
  • No 16 Sqn
  • No 21 Sqn 
  • No 26 BAT Flight
  • No 41 OTU
  • No 42 OTU
  • No 43 OTU
  • No 44 Sqn
  • No 51 (Army Co-operation) Wing
  • No 51 Sqn 
  • No 53 Sqn
  • No 54 (Maintenance) Wing 
  • No 59 Sqn
  • No 63 Sqn
  • 71st FW
  • No 81 Sqn
  • No 82 Sqn
  • No 101 Sqn
  • No 103 Sqn
  • No 104 Sqn
  • No 105 Sqn
  • No 106 Sqn
  • No 107 Sqn
  • No 116 Sqn
  • No 119 Sqn
  • No 142 Sqn
  • No 148 Sqn
  • No 169 Sqn
  • No 170 Sqn
  • No 207 Sqn
  • No 214 Sqn
  • No 215 Sqn
  • No 225 Sqn
  • No 227 OCU
  • No 285 Sqn
  • No 289 Sqn
  • No 296 Sqn
  • 370th FG
  • No 431 Flight
  • No 613 Sqn
  • No 657 Sqn
  • No 660 Sqn
  • No 661 Sqn
  • No 664 Sqn
  • No 665 Sqn
  • No 666 Sqn
  • No 801 Sqn
  • No 807 Sqn
  • No 808 Sqn
  • No 809 Sqn
  • No 879 Sqn
  • No 887 Sqn
  • No 1526 BAT Flight
  • No 1900 AOP Flight
  • No 1901 AOP Flight
  • No 2759 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Air Navigation School
  • Air Pilotage School
  • Army Co-operation Reservoir 
  • Central Area
  • Helicopter Training Flight
  • Maintenance Command
  • Maintenance Command Communication and Ferry Sqn
  • Maintenance Command Communication Flight
  • Maintenance Command Communication Sqn
  • Meteorological Research Flight
  • RAF Staff College
  • RAF Staff College Flight
  • School of Air Pilotage
  • School of Instruction, Southern Training Brigade
  • Support Command
  • Wessex Bombing Area
  • Western Area 
  • Western Comms Sqn

Footage from Andover Airshow, 1926. Courtesy of HuntleyFilmArchives

Hawker Harts at Andover, 1931. Courtesy of British Pathé

An RAF Pageant at Andover in 1933. Courtesy of British Pathé

 

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Middle Wallop

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Acaster MalbisGreenham CommonGroveLong NewntonRamsburyTatenhillThruxton

Decoy Airfield(s):

Hurstbourne TarrantThruxton

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