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Snailwell

Major
Also known as: RAF Snailwell / Snailwell Aerodrome / The British Racing School / USAAF Station 361
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Horse racing school
Date: March 1941 - April 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Belgian) / RAF (Polish) / RCAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved

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

  • Snailwell Parish Council
  • The British Racing School

 

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 Heavy Glider Maintenance Unit

  • No 3 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 5 (RCAF) Casualty Air Evacuation Unit

  • No 22 EFTS

  • No 56 Sqn

  • No 137 Sqn

  • No 152 Sqn

  • No 168 Sqn

  • No 170 Sqn

  • No 181 Sqn

  • No 182 Sqn

  • No 183 Sqn

  • No 184 Sqn

  • No 239 Sqn

  • No 247 Sqn

  • No 268 Sqn

  • No 309 Sqn

  • No 318 Sqn
  • 347th FS

  • No 417 Repair & Salvage Unit
  • No 527 Sqn

  • No 613 Sqn

  • No 614 Sqn

  • No 2720 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2751 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2759 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2794 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2876 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • RAF (Belgian) Training School

001Aircraft Dispersal at the south of the airfield - 26 February 2009.png

Aircraft dispersal at the south of the airfield, 26 February 2009. © Richard Flagg

002Squash Court - 6 May 2011.png

Squash Court at Snailwell, 6 May 2011. © Richard Flagg

003Type 24 Pillbox - 30 November 2011.png

Type 24 Pillbox at Snailwell, 30 November 2011. © Richard Flagg

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