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Grimsby (Waltham)

Major
Also known as: RAF Grimsby / RAF Waltham
County: North East Lincolnshire
Current Status: Farmland / Housing / Industry / Leisure activity
Date: 10 June 1933 - 1950s
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1941)

N.B. -  Grimsby is situated across the two counties of Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire but primarily geographically resides in North East Lincolnshire.

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

  • Airfield Motorcycle Training School
  • Chequered Flag Karting
  • Grimsby Central Library
  • Hedges Chilled Distribution Ltd
  • Holton le Clay Parish Council
  • Jug & Bottle
  • Waltham Library
  • Waltham Parish Council
  • Waltham Windmill Golf Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 7 AACU
  • No 22 GS
  • No 25 E&RFTS
  • No 35 MU 
  • No 100 Sqn
  • No 107 GS 
  • No 142 Sqn
  • No 550 Sqn
  • No 776 Sqn
  • No 2722 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Grimsby Flying Club
  • Lincolnshire Aero Club

Aerial footage of Grimsby, August 2016. Courtesy of Richard Lawson

Bomber Command Base Station(s):

Binbrook

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