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Gransden Lodge

Major
Also known as: Gransden / RAF Gransden Lodge
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Farmland / Aviation
Date: February 1942 - February 1946 (closed to flying)
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil

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

  • Gransden Airfield Shooting Ground
  • Great Gransden Parish Council
  • Little Gransden Parish Council
  • Longstowe Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 53 Sqn

  • No 97 Sqn

  • No 142 Sqn

  • No 169 Sqn

  • No 192 Sqn

  • No 405 Sqn

  • No 421 Sqn

  • No 692 Sqn

  • No 1418 Flight

  • No 1474 (Special Duties) Flight

  • No 1696 (Bomber) Defence Training Flight

  • No 2708 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Cambridge Gliding Centre
  • Cambridge University GC

  • Pathfinder Navigation Training Unit

Motor racing returns after the war at Gransden Lodge, 1947. Courtesy of British Pathé

Land yachts racing at Gransden Lodge, 1963. Courtesy of British Pathé

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