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Broomfield (Chelmsford), Essex

Also known as: Broomfield Aerodrome / Broomfield Court / Broomfield Landing Ground / RAF Broomfield / RFC Broomfield
County: Essex
Current Status: Farmland
Date: April 1916 - September 1932
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter / General aviation

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/01/2019):

  • Broomfield Library
  • Broomfield Parish Council
  • Brumfelda - local history group
  • Chelmsford Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 37 Sqn
  • Aviation Transport, Sales and Service Ltd
Broomfield airfield 1930s Malcom Taylor.jpg

A Comper Swift, most likely taken during Sir Alan Cobham's National Aviation Day display at Broomfield on 17 May 1932. Courtesy of Malcom Taylor

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Stow Maries

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Goldhanger / Southend (Rochford) / Stow Maries

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