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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

The RAF Silver Jubilee Review, 1935. Courtesy of British Pathé

 

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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