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Wittering (including Collyweston) (Easton on the Hill) (Stamford)

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The land here unusually belongs to the Burghley Estate instead of the Ministry of Defence.

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Also known as: RAF Collyweston / RAF Wittering / RFC Easton on the Hill / RFC Stamford
County: Peterborough
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 1 October 1916
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RAF (Belgian) / FAA / RNZAF / USAS / USAAF
Prominent People: Basil Embry

N.B. - Wittering is situated across the two counties of Northamptonshire and Peterborough but primarily geographically resides in Peterborough.

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

  • Burghley
  • Collyweston Parish Council
  • Easton on the Hill Parish Council
  • Stamford Museum
  • Stamford Town Council
  • Wittering HIVE
  • Wittering Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Air Mobility Wing
  • No 1 Expeditionary Logistics Sqn
  • No 1 Sqn

  • No 1 TDS

  • No 2 Mechanical Transport Sqn
  • No 3 FTS
  • No 3 Mobile Catering Sqn
  • No 4 Sqn
  • No 5 AEF
  • No 5 TDS

  • No 5 TS

  • No 5 Wing RAF Regiment
  • No 6 FTS
  • No 7 FTS

  • No 7 Sqn

  • 11th Aero Sqn

  • No 11 FTS

  • No 15 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 16 (Reserve) Sqn
  • No 19 Sqn

  • 20th Aero Sqn

  • No 23 Sqn

  • No 25 Sqn

  • No 32 Sqn

  • 35th (Training) Wing

  • No 37 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 38 Sqn

  • No 40 Sqn

  • No 41 Sqn

  • No 42 (Expeditionary Support) Wing
  • No 45 Sqn

  • No 49 Sqn

  • No 51 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • 55th FS
  • No 56 Sqn

  • No 58 Sqn

  • No 61 Sqn

  • No 68 Sqn

  • No 71 Inspection and Repair Sqn
  • No 74 Sqn

  • No 76 Sqn

  • No 85 (Expeditionary Logistics) Wing
  • No 90 Sqn

  • No 93 Expeditionary Armaments Sqn
  • No 100 Sqn

  • No 115 (Reserve) Sqn
  • No 118 Sqn

  • 120th Aero Sqn

  • No 138 Sqn

  • No 139 Sqn

  • No 141 Sqn

  • No 151 Sqn

  • No 152 Sqn

  • No 213 Sqn

  • No 219 Sqn

  • No 229 Sqn

  • No 230 Sqn

  • No 233 OCU

  • No 264 Sqn

  • No 266 Sqn

  • No 288 Sqn

  • No 349 Sqn

  • No 486 Sqn

  • No 504 Sqn RAuxAF
  • No 532 Sqn

  • No 610 Sqn

  • No 746 Sqn

  • No 787 Sqn

  • No 1321 Flight

  • No 1453 (Fighter) Flight

  • No 1529 BAT Flight

  • No 1530 BAT Flight

  • No 2719 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2739 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2750 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2752 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2809 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2811 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2812 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2827 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 4624 Movements Sqn RAuxAF
  • No 5001 Sqn
  • No 5131 (Bomb Disposal) Sqn
  • A4 Force Headquarters
  • Air Ministry Servicing Development Unit

  • Bomber Command Armament School

  • Bomber Command Development Unit

  • Bombing and Navigation Systems Development Sqn

  • Cambridge UAS
  • Central Defect Recording Establishment

  • CFE

  • CFS

  • Day Fighter Leaders School

  • Fighter Interception Unit

  • Flying Training Command Instructors School

  • Four Countries GC

  • Harrier Conversion Team

  • Harrier Conversion Unit

  • Joint Aircraft Recovery and Transportation Sqn (JARTS)
  • Joint Force Harrier HQ

  • Low Flying Operations Sqn (LFOS)
  • Mobile Catering Support Unit
  • Pilot Gunnery Instructors Training Wing
  • School of Instructional Technique

  • Strike Command Armament School

  • University of London Air Squadron
  • Victor (B.2) Training Flight

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