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Leicester East (Leicester)

Also known as: Leicester Airport / RAF Leicester East / Stoughton / Stretton Circuit
County: Leicestershire
Current Status: Leisure activity / Aviation / Public road
Date: Opened 15 October 1943
Current Use: Active
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):

  • Aerocoms Limited
  • Helicentre Aviation
  • Stoughton Parish Council
  • Swiftair Maintenance Ltd
  • Ultra Air Ltd

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars
  • Leicester Model Aero Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 93 Gp Screened Pilots School

  • No 107 (Transport) OTU

  • No 190 Sqn

    No 196 Sqn

  • No 216 MU

    No 255 MU

    No 620 Sqn

    Air Ambulance School

  • Don Everall (Aviation)


    Helicentre Aviation

  • Leicestershire Aero Club

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