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Also known as: Cotton Landing Ground / RFC Cotton
County: Suffolk
Current Status: Unknown (location not known)
Date: 1916 (earliest known date October) - 13 November 1916
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Royal Aircraft Factory BE2 and BE12 variants fighters of No 51 Squadron briefly had Cotton available to them as a Home Defence landing ground towards the end of 1916 until being replaced by Elmswell.


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

  • Bacton and Cotton Local History Group
  • Cotton Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 51 Sqn
Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Harling Road / Marham / Mattishall

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