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Kirton-in-Lindsey

Major
Also known as: Kirton / RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey / Rapier Barracks / USAAF Station 349
County: North Lincolnshire
Current Status: Leisure activity / Aviation / RAF ground station
Date: 15 May 1940 - December 1965
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / RAF (Polish) / Civil / RAAF / RCAF / RNZAF
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Ancholme Valley Clay Target Club
  • Kirton Library
  • Kirton in Lindsey Society
  • Kirton in Lindsey Town Council



            

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Initial Training School

  • No 2 Gliding Centre

  • No 2 Initial Training School

  • No 2 Officer Cadet Training Unit

  • No 4 Initial Training School

  • No 6 AACU

  • No 6 ACHU

  • No 7 AACU

  • No 7 FTS

  • No 7 SFTS

  • No 7 SoTT

  • No 16 Personnel Transit Centre

  • No 22 GS

  • No 43 Sqn

  • No 53 OTU

  • No 65 Sqn

  • No 71 Sqn

  • No 74 Sqn

  • No 85 Sqn

  • No 101 Sqn

  • No 121 Sqn

  • No 133 Sqn

  • No 136 Sqn

  • No 169 Sqn

  • No 222 Sqn

  • No 253 Sqn

  • No 255 Sqn

  • No 264 Sqn

  • No 302 Sqn

  • No 303 Sqn

  • No 306 Sqn

  • No 307 Sqn

  • No 317 Sqn

  • No 409 Sqn

  • No 452 Sqn

  • No 457 Sqn

  • No 486 Sqn

  • No 616 Sqn

  • No 643 GS

  • No 1489 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight

  • No 2702 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2733 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2773 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Aircrew Transit Unit

  • Airwork Grading Unit

  • Central Synthetic Training Establishment

  • Flying Refresher School

  • Lincoln Aero Club

  • Link Trainer School

  • Officer Cadet Training Unit

  • Trent Valley GC

Various photographs of Kirton-in-Lindsey. Courtesy of Hitcher....

Various photographs of Kirton-in-Lindsey. Courtesy of urbantimewarp.com

Footage from Kirton-in-Lindsey. Courtesy of C_Productions

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Hibaldstow

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