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Rufforth

Major
Also known as: RAF Rufforth / Rufforth East / Rufforth West / York
County: City of York
Current Status: Farmland / Leisure activity / Aviation
Date: June 1942 - November 1974
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / 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):

  • Rufforth with Knapton Parish Council
  • Todd Waste Management
  • York Astronomical Society
  • York Motorcycle Training

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 FTS

  • No 4 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 8 ACHU

  • No 23 GS

  • No 35 Con Flight

  • No 54 MU

  • No 60 MU

  • No 64 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 64 (Northern) Group

  • No 158 Con Flight

  • No 158 Sqn

  • No 642 GS

  • No 664 Sqn

  • No 1652 CU

  • No 1663 HCU

  • No 1964 Reserve AOP Flight

  • Airsports Training

  • The Gyrocopter Academy Ltd
  • Ouse GC

  • Primary Flying Sqn

  • White Rose GC

  • York Gliding Centre

Motor racing at Rufforth, 1962. Courtesy of TOPCAMERAMAN

Bomber Command Base Station(s):

Marston Moor

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