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Birch

Major
Also known as: RAF Birch / USAAF Station 149
County: Essex
Current Status: Farmland / Gravel pits / Industry / Public road
Date: 10 March 1944 - 16 December 1945 (Care & Maintenance)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved

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

  • Birch Airfield Composting Services Ltd
  • Birch Parish Council
  • Messing-cum-Inworth Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 48 Sqn
  • No 233 Sqn
  • No 381 MU
  • No 382 MU
  • No 383 MU
  • No 384 MU
Aerial - Nick Challoner.JPG

Looking south across Birch, 30 May 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Bomber Command Base Station(s):

MildenhallStradishall

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