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Also known as: Airfield Industrial Estate / RAF Warboys / Warboys Aerodrome / Warboys Industrial Estate
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry
Date: 1941 - December 1963
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Aircraft Roles: Bomber / Missile / Trainer

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

  • Ciconi Ltd
  • Dyers Patio Centre
  • Genesis Forklift Trucks Ltd
  • International Displays
  • Mix Cars Ltd
  • Ramsey Model Aero Club 
  • Reclaimed Appliances (UK) Ltd
  • Swannells Transport
  • Warboys Local History Society
  • Warboys Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 17 OTU

  • No 128 Sqn

  • No 156 Sqn

  • No 257 Sqn

  • No 571 Sqn

  • No 1323 Automatic Gun Laying Training Flight

  • No 1507 BAT Flight

  • No 1655 Mosquito Training Unit

  • No 1696 (Bomber) Defence Training Flight

  • Pathfinder Navigation Training Unit


Aerial photograph of Warboys during the Second World War. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Drew

Aerial footage of Warboys, March 2017. Courtesy of A. Flo

Decoy Airfield(s):


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