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Bury St Edmunds II (Rougham)

Also known as: RAF Bury St Edmunds / RAF Rougham / Rougham Airfield Sunday Market / Rougham Industrial Estate / USAAF Station 468
County: Suffolk
Current Status: Aviation / Housing / Industry / Museum
Date: 18 June 1920 - 1948 (derequisitioned); subsequent limited flying to present
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: Civil / USAAF (main user)
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber (main role) / General aviation

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

  • 94th Bomb Group Memorial Association
  • Abbey Blinds Ltd
  • Access Hire & Hydraulics Ltd
  • Accord Tea Services Ltd
  • Allan Prigg Ltd
  • Anglia Yacht Brokerage
  • Automatic Refreshments Ltd
  • Autotec 
  • Avelair Limited
  • Bartrams Brewery
  • Basic Ingredients
  • Biffa Waste Services Ltd
  • Body Plastics
  • Bury Model Flying Club
  • Bury St Edmunds Past and Present Society
  • Bury St Edmunds Town Council
  • Cornell Interiors Limited
  • Cromadex
  • DappR Aviation Ltd
  • Data Specialities Europe Ltd
  • David Manning 
  • ForFarmers
  • Fornham Hall Furniture
  • Foxy Cars 
  • Fyffes Group Ltd
  • Geothermal Supplies Ltd
  • Graham Loader Removals
  • Green Leaf Marketing Ltd
  • HRP Limited - Bury St Edmunds
  • Infusions Ltd
  • Interlink Express Parcels Ltd
  • Marton Geotechnical Services Ltd
  • Oakleigh Fairs
  • Peter King Electrical
  • Precon Products Ltd
  • Rougham Motor Co
  • Rougham Tower Association
  • Rushbrooke with Rougham Parish Council
  • Saracen Spray Tech
  • Suffolk Highways Contracting 
  • Suffolk Kite Flyers Club
  • Swaingrove Ltd
  • Sybil Andrews Academy
  • The Air Conditioning Warehouse Ltd
  • The Flying Fortress
  • Thomas Ridley Foodservice
  • Wayne Green Body Repairs

Main unit(s) present:

  • 94th BG
  • 322nd BG

  • 331st BS
  • 332nd BS
  • 333rd BS
  • 410th BS
  • Central Aircraft Company

  • Skyward Flight Training

Remains of a runway at Bury St Edmunds II, 8 October 2008.


Three Nissen huts at Bury St Edmunds II, part of Rougham Control Tower Museum, 9 August 2015.

General Arnold visiting Bury St Edmunds during the Second World War. Courtesy of footagefarm

Aerial footage of Bury St Edmunds II, c. June 2016. Courtesy of Rich Derby

Decoy Airfield(s):


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