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Northolt

Major
Also known as: RAF Northolt / RFC Northolt / USAAF Station 387
County: Greater London
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1 March 1915
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RAF (Polish) / RFC / Civil

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

  • Northolt HIVE
  • Northolt Jet Centre
  • The Orchard, Northolt

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Fairey Aviation Company

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Sqn

  • No 2 RS

  • No 2 TS

  • No 4 RAS

  • No 4 RS

  • No 4 Sqn

  • No 4 TS

  • 8th Aero Sqn

  • No 8 AACU

  • No 11 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 11 RAS

  • No 11 RS

  • No 12 Sqn

  • No 16 Sqn

  • No 17 Sqn
  • No 18 (Polish) (Fighter) Wing

  • No 18 Sqn

  • No 19 RS

  • No 23 Sqn

  • No 24 Sqn

  • No 25 Sqn

  • No 30 TDS

  • No 30 TS

  • No 32 Sqn

  • No 34 Wing Support Unit

  • No 35 RS

  • No 35 TS

  • No 40 RS

  • No 41 Sqn

  • No 43 Sqn

  • No 48 Sqn
  • No 65 Sqn

  • No 74 Sqn

  • No 92 Sqn

  • No 111 Sqn

  • No 111 (Transport) Wing

  • No 124 Sqn

  • No 140 Sqn

  • No 207 Sqn

  • No 213 Sqn

  • No 229 Sqn

  • No 246 Sqn

  • No 253 Sqn

  • No 257 Sqn

  • No 264 Sqn

  • No 271 Sqn

  • No 287 Sqn

  • No 302 Sqn

  • No 303 Sqn

  • No 306 Sqn

  • No 308 Sqn

  • No 315 Sqn

  • No 316 Sqn

  • No 317 Sqn

  • No 408 (Polish) Air Stores Park

  • No 411 (Polish) Repair & Salvage Unit
  • No 511 Sqn
  • No 515 Sqn

  • No 600 Sqn

  • No 601 Sqn

  • No 604 Sqn

  • No 609 Sqn

  • No 615 Sqn

  • No 800 Sqn

  • No 1322 (Air Delivery Letter Service) Flight

  • No 1697 (Air Delivery Letter Service) Flight

  • No 2741 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2801 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Air Fighting Development Establishment

  • Air Fighting Develpopment Unit

  • Air Pilotage School

  • Defiant Flight

  • Fighter Comman Radar School

  • HQ Superintendent RAF Reserve

  • Parachute Training Section

  • Home Communication Flight

  • Lancashire Aircraft Corportation

  • Polish Fighter Wing

  • Scottish Airlines

  • Skyways

  • Sub Stratosphere Flight

  • Superintendent of Reserve

Type A hangar - Nick Challoner 2.JPG

A Type A hangar at Northolt, now demolished. The green building to the left of the photograph is a squadron line hut, used during the Second World War as a pilots' crew room and scramble hut, 11 June 2006. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type A hangar - Nick Challoner 3.JPG

A Type A hangar at Northolt, now demolished, 11 June 2006. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type A hangar - Nick Challoner 1.JPG

A Type A hangar at Northolt, now demolished. The green building in the centre foreground is a squadron line hut, used during the Second World War as a pilots' crew room and scramble hut, 11 June 2006. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type C hangar - Nick Challoner 2.JPG

A Type C hangar at Northolt, 11 June 2006. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type C hangar - Nick Challoner.JPG

A Type C hangar at Northolt, 11 June 2006. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type C hangar - Nick Challoner 3.JPG

A Type C hangar at Northolt, 11 June 2006. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Decoy Airfield(s):

Barnet

Successor Airfield(s):

Heathrow

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