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Southrop

Major
Also known as: RAF Southrop
County: Gloucestershire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry
Date: August 1940 - November 1947 (last known date)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Aircraft Roles: Trainer

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

  • Ernest Cook Trust
  • Southrop Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 (P) AFU
  • No 2 SFTS
  • No 3 (P) AFU
  • No 6 SFTS
  • No 27 Gp Comms Flight
  • No 27 (Signals Training) Group
  • No 1539 BAT Flight
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Remains of the airfield at Southrop. Courtesy of Andrew Bayliss

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Remains of the airfield at Southrop. Courtesy of Andrew Bayliss

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Remains of the airfield at Southrop. Courtesy of Andrew Bayliss

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Remains of the airfield at Southrop. Courtesy of Andrew Bayliss

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Remains of the airfield at Southrop. Courtesy of Andrew Bayliss

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Remains of the airfield at Southrop. Courtesy of Andrew Bayliss

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Brize NortonSouth Cerney

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