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Wyton

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For years Wyton became well known in RAF circles for the complexity of its air traffic patterns and great numbers of aircraft using this busy area of airspace, while circuit overlap with nearby Alconbury created additional potential difficulties.

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Also known as: RAF Wyton / RFC Wyton
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Aviation / RAF Administration
Date: 1916 - March 1995 (closed to flying)
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

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

  • Brampton HIVE
  • Houghton & Wyton Local History Society
  • Houghton & Wyton Parish Council
  • Pathfinder Museum
  • RAF Wyton Model Aircraft Club
  • Wyton HIVE
  • Wyton on the Hill Parish Council
  • Wyton on the Hill Primary School

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 PRU

  • No 2 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 4 BAT Flight

  • No 5 TS

  • No 7 Gp Comms Flight

  • 8th Aero Sqn

  • No 8 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 8 (Pathfinder Force) Group

  • No 13 Aircraft Modification Unit

  • No 13 Sqn

  • No XV Sqn

  • No 20 TS

  • 24th Aero Sqn

  • No 25 Sqn

  • No 26 Sqn

  • No 31 RS

  • No 31 TS

  • No 39 Sqn

  • No 40 Sqn

  • No 44 Sqn

  • No 46 Sqn

  • No 51 Sqn

  • No 54 RS

  • No 57 Sqn

  • No 58 Sqn

  • No 65 Sqn

  • No 70 (Bomber) Wing

  • No 72 TS

  • No 82 Sqn

  • No 83 Sqn

  • No 90 Sqn

  • No 100 Sqn

  • No 109 Sqn

  • No 114 Sqn

  • No 117 Sqn

  • No 128 Sqn

  • No 138 Sqn

  • No 139 Sqn

  • No 156 Sqn

  • No 163 Sqn

  • No 207 Sqn

  • No 211 Sqn

  • No 231 OCU

  • No 360 Sqn
  • No 540 Sqn

  • No 542 Sqn

  • No 543 Sqn

  • No 1323 Flight

  • No 1409 Met Flight

  • No 1499 (Bombing) Gunnery Flight

  • No 1504 BAT Flight

  • No 1655 Mosquito Training Unit

  • No 2730 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2763 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2781 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2844 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Canberra Air Race Flight

  • Canberra Standardisation and Training Flight

  • Electronic Warfare and Avionic Unit

  • Electronic Warfare Detachment

  • Electronic Warfare Division

  • Electronic Warfare Engineering and Training Unit

  • Electronic Warfare Operational Support Establishment

  • Equipment Support (Air) Group

  • Ground Controlled Approach Operators School

  • Logistics Command

  • Magpas Air Ambulance
  • Pathfinder Flying Club
  • Radar Reconnaissance Flight

  • Technical Training Command Comms Flight
Satellite(s):

Alconbury

Decoy Airfield(s):

Somersham

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