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Halton

Major
Also known as: RAF Halton / RFC Halton
County: Buckinghamshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1917
Current Use: Active
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):

  • 96th Entry Halton 1960-63
  • Halton HIVE
  • Halton Parish Council
  • RAF Halton Aircraft Apprentices Association
  • RAF Halton Hot Air Balloon Club
  • St Michael and All Angels Church, Halton
  • Wendover Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Air Stores Park

  • No 1 SoTT

  • No 2 Air Stores Park

  • No 3 Air Stores Park

  • No 4 Air Stores Park

  • No 5 Air Stores Park

  • No 5 (Signals) Wing

  • No 6 Air Stores Park

  • No 7 Air Stores Park

  • No 9 Personnel Holding Unit (WAAF)

  • No 23 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 24 EFTS

  • No 24 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 24 (Technical Training) Group

  • No 24 (Training) Group

  • No 60 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 121 EGS

  • No 122 GS

  • No 529 Sqn

  • No 612 VGS

  • No 613 GS

  • No 613 VGS

  • No 1448 (Rota) Flight

  • No 2759 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Air Ambulance Service

  • Air Training Corps Flight

  • Bomber Command Comms Flight

  • Halton Aero Club

  • Halton GC

  • Polish Technical Training School

  • RAF Depot

  • RAF Halton Microlight Club 
  • School of Parachute Training
  • School of Technical Training (Boys)
  • School of Technical Training (Men)
  • University College London GC
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Aircraft apron at Halton, 9 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Aircraft apron at Halton, 9 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Runway 02 threshold at Halton, looking towards Hangar (Building 287), 9 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Looking north from the runway 02 threshold at Halton, 9 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Loading Gantry at Halton, 9 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Hangar (Building 369) at Halton, 9 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Hangar (Building 287) at Halton, 9 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Hangar (Building 275) at Halton, 9 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Interior of a hangar (Building 275) at Halton, 15 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Interior of a hangar (Building 275) at Halton, 15 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Hangar (Building 288) at Halton, 15 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

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Motor Transport Garages (Building 268) at Halton, 15 September 2012. © Richard Flagg

Passing out day at Halton, 1937. Courtesy of British Pathé

Footage of the RAF Training School at Halton, 1938. Courtesy of British Pathé

RAF personnel exercising at Halton, 1938. Courtesy of British Pathé

Footage of an RAF Air Display at Halton, 1947. Courtesy of British Pathé

Queen Elizabeth II presenting colour to No 1 School of Technical Training RAF at Halton, 1952. Courtesy of British Pathé

Improved RAF Married Quarters at Halton, 1957. Courtesy of British Pathé

Gliding at Halton, 1960. Courtesy of British Pathé

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Luton

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