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Barford St John

Major
Also known as: RAF Barford St John
County: Oxfordshire
Current Status: Military aerial site
Date: 30 June 1941 - 26 November 1945
Current Use: Closed to flying
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1942)
Aircraft Roles: Trainer

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Barford St John and St Michael Parish Council
  • Bloxham Parish Council
  • Milton Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 4 Sqn

  • No 15 SFTS

  • No 16 OTU

  • No 21 HGCU

  • No 169 Sqn

  • Gloster Aircraft Company

Looking south-east - Nick Challoner 2.jpg

Aerial view of Barford St John looking south-east, 6 June 1998. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Looking south-east - Nick Challoner 3.jpg

Aerial view of Barford St John looking south-east, 6 June 1998. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Looking south-east - Nick Challoner.jpg

Aerial view of Barford St John looking south-east, 6 June 1998. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Drive from Croughton to Barford St. John in 1964. Courtesy of William Finlayson

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