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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.

Blister hangar 15:07:2006.JPG

A Blister hangar 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.

Rare nose hangar 15:07:2006.JPG

A rare nose 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.

Support buildings 15:07:2006.JPG

Support buildings at Sculthorpe, 15 July 2006.

T2 hangar 15:07:2006.JPG

T2 hangar at Sculthorpe, 15 July 2006.

Various footage and photographs of Sculthorpe. Courtesy of fuertysuntanman

US Air Secretary at Sculthorpe, 1952. Courtesy of British Pathé

US Airmen at Sculthorpe, 1963. Courtesy of British Pathé

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

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