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Swinderby

Major
Also known as: RAF Swinderby
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Leisure activity / Industry / Housing
Date: August 1940 - 17 December 1993
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Polish) / RAAF

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

  • Halfway Farm Motel
  • St Peter's Church, Norton Disney
  • Swinderby Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 5 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 8 FTS

  • No 11 FTS

  • No 13 Aircraft Modification Unit

  • No 17 OTU

  • No 21 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 50 Con Flight

  • No 50 Sqn

  • No 51 Base

  • No 61 Con Flight

  • No 75 Base

  • No 91 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 97 Con Flight

  • No 201 AFS

  • No 204 AFS

  • No 207 Con Flight

  • No 300 Sqn

  • No 301 Sqn

  • No 455 Sqn

  • No 1654 CU

  • No 1660 HCU

  • No 2726 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2776 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Elementary Flying Traning Sqn
  • Flying Selection Sqn 
Type J hangar - Nick Challoner 2.JPG

A Type J hangar at Swinderby, 4 July 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type J hangars - Nick Challoner.JPG

Type J hangars at Swinderby, 4 July 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Type J hangar - Nick Challoner.JPG

A Type J hangar at Swinderby, 4 July 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

WW2 watch office - Nick Challoner.JPG

The front of the Second World War watch office, 4 July 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

WW2 watch office 2 - Nick Challoner.JPG

The rear of the Second World War watch office, 4 July 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Post-war control tower - Nick Challoner.JPG

The post-war control tower, 4 July 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

Satellite(s):

Wigsley II

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