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Saltby

Major
Also known as: RAF Saltby / USAAF Station 538
County: Leicestershire
Current Status: Aviation / Open land
Date: August 1941 - 1948
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil / USAAF
N.B. - Saltby is situated across the two counties of Leicestershire and Lincolnshire but primarily geographically resides in Lincolnshire.


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

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 14 OTU
  • No 32 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section
  • No 216 MU
  • No 255 MU
  • No 256 MU
  • 314th TCG
  • No 1665 HCU
  • Buckminster GC

An American Champion Citabria landing at Saltby, 1982. Courtesy of AwesomeBritain

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