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Newmarket Heath (Rowley Mile)

Major
Also known as: Newmarket / Newmarket Racecourses / RAF Newmarket Heath
County: Suffolk
Current Status: Aviation / Leisure activity
Date: October 1916 - 15 April 1948 (military closure)
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / RFC / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved

The following organisations are either based at, us and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Newmarket Library
  • Newmarket Local History Society
  • Newmarket Racecourses
  • Newmarket Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 3 Gp Training Flight

  • No 22 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 51 Sqn

  • No 54 MU

  • No 75 Sqn

    No 99 Sqn

  • No 107 Sqn
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    No 138 Sqn

    No 161 Sqn

    No 190 (Night) TS

    No 192 (Night) TS

    No 215 Sqn

    No 453 Sqn

  • No 1483 (Bomber) Gunnery Flight

  • No 1483 (TT) Flight

  • No 1483 Target Towing and Gunnery Flight

  • No 1688 (Bomber) Defence Training Flight

  • Air Bomber Training Flight (No 3 Gp)

  • Airborne Forces Experimental Establishment

  • Night Vision Training School

  • Radar Training Flight

Bomber Command Base Station(s):

Mildenhall

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