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Bottisham

Major
Also known as: RAF Bottisham / USAAF Station 374
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Farmland / Museum
Date: May 1940 - 1 May 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later metal/unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Army aviation / Fighter / 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):

  • Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Bottisham Parish Council
  • Crystal Structures Ltd
  • Holy Trinity Church, Bottisham

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 Sqn

  • No 4 Sqn

  • No 4 (Supplementary) FIS

  • No 22 EFTS

  • No 168 Sqn

  • No 169 Sqn

  • No 241 Sqn

  • No 268 Sqn

  • 361st FG

  • No 613 Sqn

  • No 652 Sqn

  • No 2761 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • RAF (Belgian) Training School

Eastern Europeans arrive at Bottisham for training before working as miners, 1948. Courtesy of British Pathé

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