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North Luffenham

Major
Also known as: Luffenham / North Luff / RAF North Luffenham / St George's Barracks / USAAF Station 477
County: Rutland
Current Status: Army barracks
Date: December 1940 - 23 October 1997
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RCAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1944)

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • North Luffenham HIVE
  • North Luffenham Parish Council
  • Rutland Radio Control Flyers

 Main Unit(s) Present:

  • No 12 (P) AFU

  • No 17 EFTS

  • No 21 HGCU

  • No 29 OTU

  • No 61 Sqn

  • No 73 Base

  • No 102 FRS

  • No 144 Sqn

  • No 151 (Air Defence Missile) Wing

  • No 151 (SAM) Servicing Wing

  • No 151 (Surface to Air Missile) Wing

  • No 238 OCU

  • No 240 OCU

  • No 408 SqnNo 410 Sqn RCAF

  • No 439 Sqn RCAF

  • No 441 Sqn RCAF

  • No 1382 (Transport) CU

  • No 1653 HCU

  • No 2899 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • All Weather and Night Fighter OCU

  • Flying Training Command Instructors School

  • HGCU

  • RCAF North Luffenham Flying Club

The Duke of Edinburgh visits North Luffenham and Wattisham, 1953. Courtesy of British Pathé

Aerial footage of North Luffenham, 2013. Courtesy of Peter Spencer

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