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Church Fenton

Major
Also known as: Leeds East Airport / RAF Church Fenton
County: North Yorkshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1 June 1937
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RAF (Polish) / Civil / RAAF / RCAF / RNZAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

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

  • Church Fenton Parish Council
  • Church Fenton Railway Station
  • RAF Church Fenton Kart Club
  • Young Driver Leeds, Church Fenton

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 FTS

  • No 2 FTS

  • No 4 Radio Maintenance Unit

  • No 4 Radio Servicing Section

  • No 6 AACU

  • No 7 AACU

  • No 7 FTS

  • No 9 AEF

  • No 13 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

  • No 19 Sqn

  • No 22 GS

  • No 23 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 23 Sqn

  • No 25 Sqn

  • No 26 Sqn

  • No 41 Sqn

  • No 46 Sqn

  • No 54 OTU

  • No 60 MU

  • No 64 Sqn

  • No 68 Sqn

  • No 71 Sqn

  • No 72 Sqn

  • No 73 Sqn

  • No 85 Sqn

  • No 87 Sqn

  • No 96 Sqn

  • No 112 Sqn

  • No 124 Sqn

  • No 125 Sqn

  • No 129 Sqn

  • No 141 Airfield

  • No 141 Sqn

  • No 148 (SAM) Servicing Wing

  • No 183 Sqn

  • No 213 Sqn

  • No 234 Sqn

  • No 242 Sqn

  • No 245 Sqn

  • No 249 Sqn

  • No 257 Sqn

  • No 263 Sqn

  • No 264 Sqn

  • No 288 Sqn

  • No 306 Sqn

  • No 307 Sqn

  • No 308 Sqn

  • No 409 Sqn

  • No 456 Sqn

  • No 488 Sqn

  • No 600 Sqn

  • No 604 Sqn

  • No 609 Sqn

  • No 2794 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Aircrew Officer Training School

  • The Helicopter Company
  • Leeds UAS

  • Northern Sector

  • Ouse GC

  • Primary Flying Sqn

  • Yorkshire Sector HQ

  • Yorkshire Universities Air Sqn

Church Fenton is handed over to the site's new owners, Makins Enterprises, 7 January 2015. Courtesy of Forces TV

Satellite(s):

Acaster Malbis

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Elvington

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