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Winterton

Major
Also known as: RAF Winterton / RFC Winterton / Roxby
County: North Lincolnshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: October 1916 - November 1918 (last known date)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter
Royal Aircraft Factory FE2b and d fighters of No 33 Squadron had Winterton available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during World War One. Avro 504Ks which subsequently succeeded them in the summer of 1918 remained in service after the end of fighting.
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Winterton Library
  • Winterton Town Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 33 Sqn
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Kirton Lindsey

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

ElshamKirton Lindsey / Scampton (Brattleby)

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