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Also known as: RAF Desborough / Wilbarston
County: Northamptonshire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: 1 September 1943 - circa 1953
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):
  • Desborough Heritage Centre
  • Northants Skid Control Centre
  • Stoke Albany Parish Council
  • Wilbarston Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 102 FRS
  • No 108 EGS
  • No 108 GS
  • No 84 OTU
  • No 1381 (Transport) CU
1995 aerial.jpg

Aerial view of Desborough airfield, 1995. © Dave Welch.

Aerial footage of Desborough. Courtesy of Graham Butlin



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