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Leiston

Major
Also known as: RAF Leiston / Theberton / Saxmundham / USAAF Station 373
County: Suffolk
Current Status: Farmland / Leisure activity
Date: November 1943 - 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
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 01/07/2013):

  • 357th Fighter Group 'Yoxford Boys'
  • Cakes & Ale
  • Leiston Library
  • Leiston-cum-Sizewell Town Council
  • The Friends of Leiston Airfield
  • Theberton & Eastbridge Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 18 RC
  • 357th FG
  • 358th FG

Various clips of the 357th Fighter Group at Leiston. Courtesy of TH Turner

Various clips of the 357th Fighter Group at Leiston. Courtesy of Rebel Sumner

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