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Attlebridge

Major
Also known as: Attlebridge Aerodrome / RAF Attlebridge / USAAF Station 120 / Weston Longville
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Farmland / Public road
Date: June 1941 - 5 August 1956
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Dutch) / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1942)
Aircraft Roles: Bomber

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

  • All Saints' Church, Weston Longville
  • Attlebridge Parish Meeting - name only
  • Bernard Matthews Farms Ltd
  • Hockering Parish Council
  • Weston Longville Parish Council

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/11/2018):

  • Hockering Village

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 88 Sqn
  • No 94 MU
  • No 105 Sqn
  • No 121 Airfield
  • No 231 MU
  • No 247 Sqn
  • 319th BG
  • No 320 Sqn
  • 466th BG
  • 784th BS
  • 785th BS
  • 786th BS
  • 787th BS
  • No 1508 BAT Flight
  • No 3209 Servicing Commando
  • No 4190 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
001West side of main 09:27 runway measuring 2,000 yards now with broiler houses in place 14:7:2006.JPG

The west side of the main runway at Attlebridge, now with broiler houses in place, 14 July 2006.

002Runway 04:22. Looking north east from the runway 04 threshold - 17 August 2006.png

Runway 04:22, looking north east from the runway 04 threshold, 17 August 2006. © Richard Flagg

003Taxiway at the east of the airfield. looking south from runway 14:32 - 17 August 2006.png

Taxiway at the east of the airfield, looking south from runway 14:32, 17 August 2006. © Richard Flagg

004Aerial view of RAF Attlebridge Airfield - 21 March 2009.png

Aerial view of Attlebridge, 21 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

005Operations Block - 23 June 2009.png

Operations Block at Attlebridge, 23 June 2009. © Richard Flagg

006Blister Hangar (Building 1) - 23 June 2009.png

Blister hangar at Attlebridge, 23 June 2009. © Richard Flagg

007Control Tower : Watch Office with Ops Room for Bomber Satellite Stations - 23 June 2009.png

Watch Office with Ops Room for Bomber Satellite Stations at Attlebridge, 23 June 2009. © Richard Flagg

008Aircraft Hardstand - 10 May 2014.png

Aircraft hardstand at Attlebridge, 10 May 2014.

009Runway 14:32. Looking south east from Honingham Road - 10 May 2014.png

Runway 14:32, looking south east from Honingham Road, 10 May 2014. © Richard Flagg

010Aerial view of RAF Attlebridge Airfield - 13 May 2017.png

Aerial view of Attlebridge, 13 May 2017. © Richard Flagg

011Speech Broadcasting Building - 6 August 2018.png

Speech Broadcasting Building at Attlebridge, 6 August 2018. © Richard Flagg

012Armoury - 6 August 2018.png

Armoury at Attlebridge, 6 August 2018. © Richard Flagg

US 466th Bomb Group, includes photographs of Attlebridge. Courtesy of ChiefVideoProduction

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Swanton Morley

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