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Boreham

Major
Also known as: Boreham Racing Circuit / Boreham Proving Ground / RAF Boreham / USAAF Station 161
County: Essex
Current Status: Air ambulance / Aviation / Farmland / Gravel pit
Date: 6 March 1944 - 15 April 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
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):

  • Boreham Parish Council
  • St Andrew's Church, Boreham

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 91 (Forward) Staging Post
  • No 91 Staging Post
  • No 120 (Major) Staging Post
  • No 122 (Major) Staging Post
  • No 123 (Major) Staging Post
  • No 160 Staging Post
  • No 161 Staging Post
  • No 162 Staging Post
  • No 163 Staging Post
  • No 164 Staging Post
  • No 165 Staging Post
  • No 166 Staging Post
  • No 167 Staging Post
  • No 168 Staging Post
  • No 169 Staging Post
  • No 170 Staging Post
  • 394th BG

Motor racing at Boreham, 1952. Courtesy of British Pathé

Footage of Boreham, 18 October 1990. Courtesy of Ford RS200

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