Airfield search

Deenethorpe

Major
Also known as: Benefield / Deene Thorpe (misspelling) / RAF Deenethorpe / USAAF Station 128
County: Northamptonshire
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland
Date: November 1943 - 1950; subsequent minor use
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil / USAAF

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

  • 401st Bomb Group (Heavy) Association
  • Benefield Parish Council
  • Deene & Deenethorpe Parish Council
  • Shoulder of Mutton, Weldon - Rosie's Sweat Box beer in pub named after a Boeing B-17 which crashed on take-off from airfield in 1944

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 11 RC
  • No 273 MU
  • 401st BG
  • C10 Airsports
  • Microlight UK

Footage of Deenethorpe, c. 2015. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

© 2017 ABCT All rights reserved.
Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust is registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: 20-22 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4JS.
Registered Company No. 08940364. Registered Charity No (England and Wales): 1156877. Registered Charity No (Scotland): SC041123