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Coltishall

Major
Also known as: Colt (nickname) / RAF Coltishall / Scottow Enterprise Park / USAAF Station 355
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Housing / Prison
Date: May 1940 - 30 November 2006
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Czech) / RAF (Polish) / RAAF / RCAF / RNZAF
Prominent People: Douglas Bader

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Buxton with Lamas Parish Council
  • Coltishall Parish Council
  • HMP Bure
  • The Recruiting Sergeant, Horstead
  • Scottow Parish Council
  • Spirit of Coltishall Association

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Sqn

  • No 6 Sqn

  • No 11 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

  • No 12 Gp TT Flight

  • No 13 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

  • No 16 Sqn

  • No 22 Sqn

  • No 23 Sqn

  • No 25 Sqn

  • No 26 Sqn

  • No 29 Sqn

  • No 41 Sqn

  • No 42 Sqn

  • No 54 Sqn

  • No 64 Sqn

  • No 66 Sqn

  • No 68 Sqn

  • No 72 Sqn

  • No 74 Sqn

  • No 80 Sqn

  • No 93 Sqn

  • No 109 Sqn
  • No 118 Sqn

  • No 124 Sqn

  • No 125 Sqn

  • No 133 Sqn

  • No 137 Sqn

  • No 141 Sqn

  • No 151 Sqn

  • No 152 Sqn

  • No 154 Sqn

  • No 195 Sqn

  • No 202 Sqn

  • No 222 Sqn

  • No 226 OCU

  • No 228 Sqn
  • No 229 Sqn

  • No 234 Sqn

  • No 242 Sqn

  • No 255 Sqn

  • No 257 Sqn

  • No 264 Sqn

  • No 266 Sqn

  • No 274 Sqn

  • No 275 Sqn

  • No 278 Sqn

  • No 288 Sqn

  • No 303 Sqn

  • No 306 Sqn

  • No 307 Sqn

  • No 309 Sqn

  • No 312 Sqn

  • No 315 Sqn

  • No 316 Sqn

  • No 318 Sqn

  • 346th FS

  • No 409 Sqn

  • No 453 Sqn

  • No 488 Sqn

  • No 602 Sqn

  • No 603 Sqn

  • No 604 Sqn

  • No 611 Sqn

  • No 616 Sqn

  • No 809 Sqn

  • No 819 Sqn

  • No 841 Sqn

  • No 849 Sqn

  • No 1489 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight

  • No 1489 (TT) Flight

  • No 2719 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2725 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2735 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2812 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2885 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Air Fighting Development Sqn

  • ASR Flight

  • Battle of Britain Flight

  • Eastern Sector HQ

  • Fighter Command Navigation Radio Conversion Flight

  • Jaguar Training Flight

  • Lightning Conversion Sqn

  • Lightning Special Engineering Project Team

  • The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Looking approximately south-west on north-east side of airfield towards control tower and Type C1 hangars 14:7:06.JPG

Looking approximately south-west on north-east side of airfield towards the control tower and Type C hangars, 14 July 2006.

Replica Hawker Hurricane gate guardian inside the station entrance 14:7:06.JPG

Replica Hawker Hurricane gate guardian inside the station entrance, 14 July 2006.

Sepecat Jaguar gate guardian at station entrance 14:7:06.JPG

Sepecat Jaguar gate guardian at the station entrance, 14 July 2006.

Type C hangar - Nick Challoner 2.JPG

Sepecat Jaguars in front of a Type C hangar at Coltishall, 16 September 2005. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type C hangar - Nick Challoner 1.JPG

A Type C hangar at Coltishall, 16 September 2005. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type C hangar - Nick Challoner 3.JPG

A Sepecat Jaguar in front of a Type C hangar at Coltishall, 16 September 2005. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type C hangars - Nick Challoner.JPG

Sepecat Jaguars in front of two Type C hangars at Coltishall, 16 September 2005. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

English Electric Lightnings at Coltishall, 1961. Courtesy of British Pathé

The Battle of Britain Show at Coltishall, 1968. Courtesy of FlyingBrian37

 

Over and Out documentary marking the closure of Coltishall. Courtesy of MS greenheart

Various photographs and clips of Coltishall. Courtesy of John Fielding

Satellite(s):

LudhamMatlaske

Decoy Airfield(s):

Beeston St. Lawrence

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