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Barkston Heath

Major
Also known as: Barkston / Copper Hill Industrial Estate / RAF Barkston Heath / USAAF Station 483
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Aviation (main position) / Leisure activity
Date: Opened 1930s
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved
Aircraft Roles: Airborne forces / 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):

  • Ancaster Parish Council
  • Barkston and Syston Parish Council
  • Cranwell HIVE
  • Grantham and District Model Aircraft Society (GDMAS)
  • Mid UK Recycling Limited
  • RAF Barkston Heath Research Group
  • Wilsford Parish Council
  • Witham Wheelers

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • 82nd Airborne Division
  • The Plough Inn

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 EFTS

  • No 2 CFS

  • No 2 FIS

  • No 3 FTS

  • No 3 (Coastal) OTU

  • No 7 Equipment Disposal Depot

  • No 25 Sqn
    61st TCG

  • No 85 Sqn
    No 256 MU
    349th TCG
    Joint EFTS

  • RAF College

  • RAF College FTS

  • RAF College SFTS

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