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Thorpe Abbotts

Also known as: RAF Thorpe Abbotts / USAAF Station 139
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Farmland / Museum
Date: 1943 - 1956
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum
  • All Saints Church, Thorpe Abbotts
  • Brockdish Parish Council
  • Dickleburgh and Rushall Parish Council
  • Scole Parish Council


Main unit(s) present:

  • 100th BG
Aerial - Nick Challoner.JPG

Looking south-east across the airfield, 13 June 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved,

Footage of Thorpe Abbotts in 1943. Courtesy of TOPCAMERAMAN

Footage of Thorpe Abbotts in 1943. Courtesy of TOPCAMERAMAN

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