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Keevil

Major
Also known as: RAF Keevil / USAAF Station 471
County: Wiltshire
Current Status: Aviation / Leisure activity / MoD land
Date: July 1942 - 18 November 1957
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil / US
Landing Surface Types: Paved

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

  • Keevil Parish Council
  • Steeple Ashton Parish Council
  • Warminster Radio Control Flying Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 FTS
  • No 61 OTU
  • No 196 Sqn
  • No 203 AFS
  • No 299 Sqn
  • No 815 Sqn
  • No 2740 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Bannerdown GC
  • Bath GC
  • Bath & Wilts GC
  • Moonrakers GC
  • VISTRE Flight

A glider winch launch at Keevil. Courtesy of Touros Spoon

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