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Waddington

Major
Also known as: RAF Waddington / RFC Waddington / Wadd
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened November 1916
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RFC / RAAF / RCAF / USAS / USAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1943)
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):
  • Branston and Mere Parish Council
  • Harmston Parish Council
  • RAF Waddington Golf Club
  • RAF Waddington Heritage Centre
  • The Horse & Jockey, Waddington
  • Waddington HIVE
  • Waddington International Airshow
  • Waddington Local History Group
  • Waddington Parish Council

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • AV Roe & Company (Avro)

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Aircraft Storage Unit

  • No 3 Gp Practice Flight

  • No 6 BAT Flight

  • No 9 Con Flight

  • No 9 Sqn

  • 11th Aero Sqn

  • No 12 Sqn

  • No 13 Sqn

  • No 21 Sqn

  • No 23 Sqn

  • No 27 Sqn

  • 27th (Training) Wing

  • No 34 Expeditionary Air Wing (ISTAR)

  • No 44 Con Flight

  • No 44 Sqn

  • No 44 TS

  • No 47 RS

  • No 47 TS

  • No 48 RS

  • No 48 TDS

  • No 48 TS

  • No 49 Sqn

  • No 50 Sqn

  • No 51 RS

  • No 51 TS

  • No 53 Base

  • No 57 Sqn

  • No 61 Sqn

  • No 75 TS

  • No 82 Sqn

  • No 83 Sqn

  • No 88 Sqn

  • No 97 Sqn

  • No 100 Sqn

  • No 101 Sqn

  • No 110 Sqn

  • No 123 Sqn

  • 135th Aero Sqn

  • No 142 Sqn

  • No 203 Sqn

  • No 204 Sqn

  • No 207 Sqn

  • No 230 OCU

  • No 420 Con Flight

  • No 420 Sqn

  • No 463 Sqn

  • No 467 Sqn

  • No 503 Sqn

  • No 617 Sqn

  • No 1506 BAT Flight

  • No 1661 HCU

  • No 2956 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • 3914th ABS

  • Air Transport and Air-to-Air Refuelling Operational Evaluation Unit

  • Air Warfare Centre

  • DB-7 Flight

  • Electronic Warfare Detachment

  • Electronic Warfare Operational Support Establishment

  • Ferrying Flight

  • Lincoln Conversion Flight

  • Lincoln Reserve Holding Unit

  • Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance

  • Nimrod AEW Joint Trials Unit 

  • RAF Waddington Popular Flying Group

  • Sentry Operational Evaluation Unit

  • Sentry Standards Unit

  • Sentry Training Sqn

  • Vulcan Display Flight

  • Waddington Flying Club

Bomber Command Base Sub-Station(s):

BardneySkellingthorpe

Decoy Airfield(s):

Branston Fen

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