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Cottesmore

Major
Also known as: Cott (nickname) / Kendrew Barracks / RAF Cottesmore / USAAF Station 489
County: Rutland
Current Status: Army barracks
Date: 11 March 1938 - 31 March 2012
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1943)

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

  • Barrow Parish Meeting
  • Cottesmore History & Archaeology Group
  • Cottesmore Parish Council
  • Greetham Parish Council
  • Oakham Town Council
  • Market Overton Parish Council
  • RAF Cottesmore Golf Club
  • St. Nicholas' Church, Cottesmore
  • Stretton Parish Council
  • Thistleton Parish Meeting

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • 82nd Airborne Division

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Bomber Defence Training Flight

  • No 1 Sqn

  • No 3 Sqn

  • No 4 Sqn

  • No 7 FTS

  • No 9 Sqn

  • No 10 Sqn

  • No 12 Sqn

  • No 14 OTU

  • No XV Sqn

  • No 16 OTU

  • No 34 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 35 Sqn

  • No 44 GS

  • No 44 Sqn

  • No 57 Sqn

  • No 98 Sqn

  • No 106 Sqn

  • No 115 Sqn

  • No 122 Expeditionary Air Wing (Fighter/Ground Attack)

  • No 149 Sqn

  • No 185 Sqn

  • No 204 AFS

  • No 207 Sqn

  • No 231 OCU

  • 316th TCG

  • No 360 Sqn

  • No 1507 BAT Flight

  • No 1668 HCU

  • Tornado Command Engineering and Investigation Development Team

  • Tri-National Tornado Training Establishment

  • Victor (B.2) Training Flight

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