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Marham

Major
Also known as: RAF Marham / RFC Marham
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened August 1915
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later 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):

  • Barton Bendish Parish Council
  • King's Lynn & District Motor Club
  • Marham HIVE
  • Marham Parish Council
  • Narborough Parish Council
  • RAF Marham Golf Club
  • Shouldham Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 Sqn
  • No 3 Gp TT Flight
  • No 9 Sqn
  • No 13 Sqn
  • No XV Sqn
  • No 19 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section
  • No 27 Sqn
  • No 31 Sqn
  • No 35 Sqn
  • No 38 Sqn
  • No 39 Sqn
  • No 44 Sqn
  • No 49 Sqn
  • No 51 Sqn
  • No 55 Sqn
  • No 57 Sqn
  • No 89 MU
  • No 90 Sqn
  • No 100 Sqn
  • No 105 Sqn
  • No 109 Sqn
  • No 115 Sqn
  • No 139 Sqn
  • No 148 Sqn
  • No 149 Sqn
  • No 191 (Night) TS
  • No 192 (Night) TS
  • No 207 Sqn
  • No 214 Sqn
  • No 218 Con Flight
  • No 218 Sqn
  • No 231 OCU
  • No 232 OCU
  • No 242 Sqn
  • No 611 VGS
  • No 617 Sqn
  • No 819 Sqn
  • No 824 Sqn
  • No 1418 Flight
  • No 1427 (Ferry Training) Flight
  • No 1483 (Bomber) Gunnery Flight
  • No 1483 (Bombing) Gunnery Flight
  • No 1655 Mosquito CU
  • No 1655 Mosquito Training Unit
  • No 2722 Sqn RAF Regiment 
  • Air Bomber Training Flight (No 3 Gp)
  • Bomber Command B-29 Training Sqn
  • Bomber Command Jet Conversion Flight
  • Central Bomber Establishment
  • Fenland GC
  • Mosquito Conversion Unit
  • New Zealand Flight
  • RAF Marham Aero Club 
  • Tanker Training Flight
  • Tri-National Tornado Training Establishment
  • Washington Conversion Unit
Type C hangar - Nick Challoner.JPG

A Type C hangar at Marham, 15 February 2007. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

The visit of Prime Minister of USSR Nikolai Bulganin and Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party Nikita Khruschev to Marham, 1956. Courtesy of British Pathé

A time-lapse of a hangar demolition at Marham. Courtesy of AnglianDemo

The use of chemical demolition techniques at Marham. Courtesy of Ministry of Defence

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Mattishall / Tydd St Mary

Home Defence Landing Ground(s):

Scoulton / Sporle / Taverham

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