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Defford

Major
Also known as: RAF Defford
County: Worcestershire
Current Status: Farmland / Military research / Police / Satellite communications
Date: September 1941 - September 1957
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved

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

  • Croome Park
  • Defford¬†and Besford Parish Council
  • Merlin/VLBI National Facility
  • Severn Stoke & Croome d'Abitot Parish Council
  • West Mercia Constabulary

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 23 OTU
  • Defford Aero Club
  • Radar Research Flying Unit
  • Special Installation Unit
  • Telecommunications Flying Unit
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Pershore

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