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Balderton

Major
Also known as: RAF Balderton / USAAF Station 482
County: Nottinghamshire
Current Status: Farmland / Mining
Date: June 1941 - 1 November 1958
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1943)
Aircraft Roles: Airborne forces / Bomber / Trainer

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

  • Balderton Library
  • Balderton Parish Council
  • British Gypsum Limited
  • RAF Balderton Research Group

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • 82nd Airborne Division

     

 

 

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Equipment Disposal Depot
  • No 5 Aircrew School
  • No 12 (P) AFU
  • No 14 (P) AFU
  • No 25 OTU
  • No 28 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section
  • No 93 MU
  • No 227 Sqn
  • No 254 MU
  • No 255 MU
  • No 408 Sqn
  • 437th TCG
  • 439th TCG
  • No 1668 HCU
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Finningley

Bomber Command Base Station(s):

Syerston

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