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Duxford

Major
Also known as: Imperial War Museum Duxford / IWM Duxford / RAF Duxford / The Duckpond / USAAF Station 357
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Aviation / Museum
Date: Opened March 1918
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RAF (Czech) / RAF (Polish) / 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) :-

  • B-17 Preservation/The B-17 Charitable Trust
  • de Havilland Support Ltd
  • Duxford Aviation Society
  • Duxford History Group
  • Duxford Lodge Hotel
  • Duxford Parish Council
  • Duxford Radio Society
  • Herts County Auto and Aero Club
  • Historic Flying Limited
  • Imperial War Museum Duxford
  • National Aviation Heritage Skills Initiative
  • Old Dux Association
  • The Aircraft Restoration Company
  • The American Air Museum in Britain
  • The Catalina Society
  • The Fighter Collection
  • The Old Flying Machine Company

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 Sqn

  • No 4 Sqn

  • No 5 Radio Maintenance Unit

  • No 5 Radio Servicing Section

  • No 8 Sqn

  • No 19 Sqn

  • 23rd Aero Sqn

  • No 29 Sqn

  • No 35 TDS

  • No 46 Sqn

  • No 56 Sqn

  • No 64 Sqn

  • No 65 Sqn

  • No 66 Sqn

  • No 67 Sqn

  • No 72 Sqn

  • 78th FG

  • No 80 Sqn

  • No 91 Sqn

  • No 92 Sqn

  • No 111 Sqn

  • No 119 Sqn

  • No 123 Sqn

  • No 124 Sqn

  • No 133 Sqn

  • No 165 Sqn

  • No 169 Sqn

  • No 181 Sqn

  • No 195 Sqn

  • No 222 Sqn

  • No 242 Sqn

  • No 258 Sqn

  • No 264 Sqn

  • No 266 Sqn

  • No 268 Sqn

  • No 288 Sqn

  • No 302 Sqn

  • No 310 Sqn

  • No 312 Sqn

  • No 601 Sqn

  • No 609 Sqn

  • No 611 Sqn

  • No 787 Sqn

  • No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft Circus) Flight

  • No 1448 (Rota) Flight

  • No 2750 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2752 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2825 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Aircraft Gun Mounting Establishment

  • Cambridge UAS

  • East Anglian GC

  • RAF Meteorological Flight

Aerial - Nick Challoner 2.JPG

Looking south-west down the runway at Duxford, 7 March 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Aerial - Nick Challoner.JPG

Looking south-west across Duxford, 7 March 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Control tower - Nick Challoner.JPG

The control tower at Duxford, 7 March 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Footage of various aircraft at Duxford, 1939. Courtesy of British Pathé

Satellite(s):

Fowlmere

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