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Also known as: RAF Folkingham / USAAF Station 484
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry
Date: February 1944 - August 1963
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: 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):
  • Aslackby and Laughton Parish Council
  • Aslackby History Society
  • Bourne Civic Society
  • Folkingham Parish Council
  • Folkingham Past and Present
  • Lenton, Hanby, Keisby and Osgodby Parish Meeting

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • 82nd Airborne Division
  • British Racing Motors (BRM)

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 FTS
  • No 16 MU
  • 29th TCS
  • 47th TCS
  • 48th TCS
  • 49th TCS
  • No 223 Sqn
  • 313th TCG
  • No 1338 Wing RAF Regiment
  • No 2704 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2709 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2795 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Bourne and District Flying Club
  • RAF College

Footage from Folkingham, 1 June 1944. Courtesy of PhotosNormandie

The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment at Folkingham, 3 June 1944. Courtesy of DDay-Overlord

Raymond Mays with a new BRM racing car at Folkingham, 1949. Courtesy of British Pathé

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