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Oakington

Major
Also known as: Northstowe / Oakington Barracks / RAF Oakington
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Housing
Date: 1 July 1940 - 1975
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF

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

  • 7 Squadron Association
  • Longstanton Parish Council
  • Oakington & Westwick Parish Council
  • The Friends of All Saints Church Longstanton

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 FTS

  • No 3 PRU

  • No 5 FTS

  • No 7 Con Flight

  • No 7 Sqn

  • No 10 Sqn

  • No 18 Sqn

  • No 23 OTU

  • No 24 Sqn

  • No 27 Sqn

  • No 30 Sqn

  • No 46 Sqn

  • No 86 Sqn

  • No 97 Sqn

  • No 101 Con Flight

  • No 101 Sqn

  • No 206 AFS

  • No 206 Sqn

  • No 218 Sqn

  • No 242 Sqn

  • No 571 Sqn

  • No 627 Sqn

  • No 657 Sqn

  • No 723 Defence Sqn
  • No 1409 Met Flight

  • No 1559 RAT Flight

  • No 2708 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2723 Sqn RAF Regiment

Aerial footage of Oakington, c. 2016. Courtesy of HCAuk

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Graveley

Decoy Airfield(s):

Boxworth

Associated Airfield(s):

Molesworth

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