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Warmwell (Woodsford)

Major
Also known as: RAF Warmwell / RAF Woodsford / USAAF Station 454
County: Dorset
Current Status: Gravel pit / Housing / Leisure activity
Date: 1 May 1937 - 13 September 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Belgian) / RAF (Czech) / RAF (French) / RAF (Polish) / FAA / RCAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved

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

  • Crossways Library
  • Crossways Parish Council
  • Holy Trinity Warmwell C of E Church
  • Knightsford Group Parish Council
  • RAF Warmwell Preservation Group

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 AOS

  • No 2 Sqn

  • No 3 Sqn

  • No 6 ATC

  • No 6 ATS

  • No 6 Fighter Command Servicing Unit

  • No 6 FTS

  • No 6 SFTS

  • No 8 AACU

  • No 9 SFTS

  • No 10 AOS

  • No 10 B&GS

  • No 10 Gp TT Flight

  • No 13 Sqn
  • No 14 APC

  • No 17 APC

  • No 19 Sqn

  • No 41 Sqn

  • No 56 Sqn

  • No 63 Sqn

  • No 66 Sqn

  • No 79 Sqn

  • No 80 Sqn

  • No 118 Sqn

  • No 130 Sqn

  • No 137 Sqn

  • No 152 Sqn

  • No 164 Sqn

  • No 174 Sqn

  • No 175 Sqn

  • No 181 Sqn

  • No 182 Sqn

  • No 184 Sqn

  • No 217 Sqn

  • No 225 Sqn
  • No 234 Sqn

  • No 245 Sqn

  • No 247 Sqn

  • No 257 Sqn

  • No 263 Sqn

  • No 266 Sqn

  • No 274 Sqn

  • No 275 Sqn

  • No 276 Sqn

  • No 277 Sqn

  • No 302 Sqn

  • No 310 Sqn

  • No 312 Sqn

  • No 313 Sqn

  • No 340 Sqn

  • No 350 Sqn

  • No 402 Sqn

  • 474th FG
  • No 500 Sqn

  • No 609 Sqn

  • No 610 Sqn

  • No 793 Sqn

  • No 794 Sqn

  • No 810 Sqn

  • No 814 Sqn

  • No 1487 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight

  • No 1487 (TT) Flight

  • No 2714 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2768 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2772 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2824 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • ASR Flight

  • Central Gunnery School

Aerial footage of Warmwell. Courtesy of Terry Jane

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