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Sculthorpe

Major
Also known as: RAF Sculthorpe / Tattersett Business Park / Wicken Green Village
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Housing / Industry / MoD training area
Date: 15 January 1943 - 2 October 1992
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (French) / RAAF / RNZAF / USAAF / USAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved

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

  • Dunton Shereford & Toftrees Parish Council
  • Fakenham Library
  • Fakenham Town Council
  • Langham Glass
  • Norfolk Painting School
  • Sculthorpe Parish Council
  • South Creake Parish Council
  • STR
  • Syderstone Parish Council
  • Tattersett Parish Council
  • The Real Potato Warehouse

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 11 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section
  • No 21 Sqn
  • 47th BG
  • No 140 Airfield
  • No 214 Sqn
  • No 342 Sqn
  • No 464 Sqn
  • No 487 Sqn
  • 803rd BS
  • No 1699 (Fortress Training) Flight
  • Mosquito Conversion Flight
Aerial, 1976.jpg

Aerial view of Sculthorpe airfield, c. 1976. © Dave Welch.

Rare nose hangar 15:07:2006.JPG

A rare nose hangar at Sculthorpe, 15 July 2006.

Blister hangar 15:07:2006.JPG

A Blister hangar at Sculthorpe, 15 July 2006.

South-west end of 3,000 yards long 06:24 main runway 15:07:2006.JPG

South-west end of 3,000 yards long 06/24 main runway at Sculthorpe, 15 July 2006.

Rare Heavy Bomber Station control tower 15:07:2006.JPG

Rare Heavy Bomber Station control tower at Sculthorpe, 15 July 2006.

T2 hangar 15:07:2006.JPG

T2 hangar at Sculthorpe, 15 July 2006.

Support buildings 15:07:2006.JPG

Support buildings at Sculthorpe, 15 July 2006.

Various footage and photographs of Sculthorpe. Courtesy of fuertysuntanman

Footage of the control tower at Sculthorpe. Courtesy of Hitcher....

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