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Boxted

Major
Also known as: Langham / Langham Moor / RAF Boxted / USAAF Station 150
County: Essex
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Industry / Museum
Date: 20 May 1943 - 9 August 1947; subsequent limited use to present
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber / Fighter

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

  • Boxted Airfield Historical Group
  • Boxted Parish Council
  • Hosequip (Sirus UK)
  • Langham Parish Council
  • M&C Diesel Services Ltd
  • Mad About Sport Ltd

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

  • No 25 Sqn

  • No 56 Sqn

  • 56th FG

  • No 145 GS

  • No 222 Sqn

  • No 234 Sqn

  • No 263 Sqn

  • No 266 Sqn

  • 354th FG

  • 386th BG

  • Colchester Flying Club

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Looking north over Boxted, 11 October 2008. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Looking west over Boxted, 11 October 2008. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Looking north-east over Boxted, 11 October 2008. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Looking north over Boxted, 11 October 2008. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Footage of the 56th Fighter Group at what is most likely Boxted. Courtesy of enterprise641

Republic P-47 Thunderbolts at Boxted, 1944. Courtesy of Zoran Petek

Trailer for 'The Story of Boxted Airfield' DVD. Courtesy of Boxted Airfield

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