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Boulmer (Longhoughton)

Major
Decoy
Also known as: RAF Boulmer / Long Houghton (misspelling)
County: Northumberland
Current Status: Farmland / Leisure activity
Date: 10 November 1942 (closed to flying) - 1960s; (decoy - Longhoughton) 5 May 1940 (approx) - 15 November 1941 (abandoned)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / FAA (lesser use)
Aircraft Roles: Trainer
Decoy Type(s): KQ
Decoy Number(s): 7(a)

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

  • Boulmer HIVE
  • Lesbury Parish Council
  • Longhoughton Parish Council

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/12/2015);

  • Amble and District Local History

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 6 FTS
  • No 57 OTU
  • No 59 OTU 
  • No 808 Sqn
  • No 2780 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2834 Sqn RAF Regiment
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

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