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Rochester (Landplane)

Also known as: Chatham / RAF Rochester / Rochester Airport
County: Medway
Current Status: Aviation / Industry
Date: Opened 9 June 1934
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved

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

  • General Aviation Safety Council
  • Medway Aircraft Preservation Society
  • Rochester Heritage Group

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 16 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 23 E&RFTS

  • No 24 EFTS

  • No 24 RFS

  • No 168 EGS

  • No 168 GS

  • Channel Airways

  • East Anglian Flying Services

  • Elliott Bros Flying Club

  • Kent Flying Group

  • Robin Lance Aviation
  • Rochester Flying Club

  • Royal Engineers Flying Group


The landing area looking north from inside the control tower, 4 May 2009.


Rochester’s main hangar and control tower, 4 May 2009.

Decoy Airfield(s):


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