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Also known as: Feltwell Aerodrome / RAF Feltwell / RFC Feltwell
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Leisure activity / Housing / USAF ground duties
Date: November 1917 - 1975 (RAF closure)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC

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

  • Feltwell Golf Club
  • Feltwell Parish Council
  • Hockwold cum Wilton Parish Council
  • St. Nicholas Church, Feltwell

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 FTS

  • No 3 SFTS

  • No 3 LFS

  • No 7 TDS

  • No 20 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 37 Sqn

  • No 57 Sqn

  • No 75 Sqn

  • No 76 (Bomber) Wing

  • No 77 Sqn

  • No 192 Sqn

  • No 214 Sqn

  • No 464 Sqn

  • No 487 Sqn

  • No 651 Sqn

  • No 1519 BAT Flight

  • No 2724 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2736 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Bomber Command Radar School

  • Bomber Command Strategic Missile School

  • Bombing Development Unit

  • Central Bomber Establishment

  • Fenland GC

  • Gee-H Training Flight

  • Midland Area Flying Instructors School

  • New Zealand Flight

  • Northern Area Flying Instructors School

  • Radio Training Sqn

  • RAF Officer Cadet Training Unit

  • School of Instructional Technique

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Aerial photograph of Feltwell, 29 June 1918. Courtesy of Simon Blackwell

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Image of Feltwell in 1940. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Dunbar

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A Vickers Wellington at Feltwell, 1940. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Dunbar

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A No 75 Squadron Vickers Wellington at Feltwell during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

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Photograph of Feltwell, 1943. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association

Vickers Wellingtons at Feltwell, 1942. Courtesy of British Pathé

Germans train with the RAF at Feltwell, 1956. Courtesy of British Pathé

A Thor missile at Feltwell, 1958. Courtesy of British Pathé

A Thor missile at Feltwell, 1960. Courtesy of British Pathé

 A Thor missile arrives at Feltwell. Courtesy of British Movietone



Methwold / Mepal

Decoy Airfield(s):

Lakenheath / Southery / Stanford

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