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Skellingthorpe

Major
Also known as: Birchwood Estate / RAF Skellingthorpe / Skelly
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Housing
Date: October 1941 - 1954
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1942)
Aircraft Roles: Bomber

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Skellingthorpe Library
  • Skellingthorpe Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 (Coastal) OTU

  • No 14 (P) AFU

  • No 50 Con Flight

  • No 50 Sqn

  • No 58 MU

    No 61 Sqn

  • No 92 MU

  • No 93 MU

  • No 97 Con Flight

    No 383 MU

  • No 455 Sqn

  • No 463 Sqn

    No 619 Sqn

  • No 1485 (Bombing) Gunnery Flight

  • No 1506 BAT Flight

Bomber Command Base Station(s):

Waddington

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