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Therfield

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Also known as: Baldock / Heath Farm / RFC Therfield / Therfield Aerodrome
County: Hertfordshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 1 October 1916 - September 1917 (last known date)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Royal Aircraft Factory BE2 variants fighters of No 75 Squadron had Therfield available to them as a Home Defence Flight Station during World War One from once the unit formed in October 1916 until it moved to Elmswell in September 1917.

 

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

  • Therfield Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 75 Sqn
Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Old Weston / Yelling

Home Defence Landing Ground(s):

Biggleswade / Finedon / Flitwick / Hanslope / Lavendon / Litchborough / Little Staughton I / Moulton / Thaxted / Willian

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