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Mildenhall (Beck Row)

Major
Also known as: RAF Mildenhall
County: Suffolk
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened World War One (alleged)
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / USAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1943)
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill Parish Council
  • Mildenhall Library
  • Mildenhall Parish Council
  • St John's Church, Beck Row



                  

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Engine Consumption Unit

  • No 3 BAT Flight

  • No 3 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 4 (Bomber) Group

  • No 5 (Bomber) Group

  • No XV Sqn

  • No 25 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 32 Base

  • No 35 Sqn

  • No 38 Sqn

  • No 44 Sqn

  • No 73 Sqn

  • No 75 Sqn

  • No 99 Sqn

  • 100th Air Refuelling Wing

  • No 115 Sqn

  • No 149 Con Flight

  • No 149 Sqn

  • No 207 Sqn

  • No 211 Sqn

  • No 218 Sqn

  • 352nd Special Operations Group

  • No 401 Met Flight

  • No 419 Sqn

  • 513th Troop Carrier Wing

  • No 622 Sqn

  • No 1503 BAT Flight

  • No 1505 BAT Flight

  • No 2712 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2774 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Engine Cincumption Unit

  • Regional Control School

German Flying Officers inspect RAF aircraft at Mildenhall, 1937. Courtesy of British Pathé

Vickers Wellingtons at Mildenhall, 1939. Courtesy of dom85270

Bomber Command Base Sub-Station(s):

BirchEast WrethamGosfieldLakenheathMethwoldNewmarket HeathTuddenham

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