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Framlingham (Parham)

Also known as: Great Glemham Solar Farm / Framlington (misspelling) / RAF Framlingham / USAAF Station 153
County: Suffolk
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Industry / Leisure activity / Museum / Public road / Solar farm
Date: May 1943 - January 1949; subsequent minor use
Current Use: Disused
Used By: Civil (minor use / USAAF (main user)
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber (main role) / General aviation (minor use)

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

  • Cransford Polythene Limited
  • Deben Hose & Hydraulics Ltd 
  • Framlingham & District Local History & Preservation Society
  • Framlingham Library
  • Framingham Town Council
  • Great Glemham Parish Council
  • Jutexpo Ltd Regional
  • Parham Airfield Museum
  • Parham Model Flying Club
  • Parham Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • 95th BG
  • 334th BS
  • 335th BS
  • 336th BS
  • 390th BG
  • 412th BS
  • 568th BS
  • 569th BS
  • 570th BS
  • 571st BS
Aerial - Nick Challoner.JPG

Looking north-west across Framlingham airfield. The bomb dump is in the wooded area in the foreground, 30 May 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved,

Parham Airfield Museum at Framlingham. Courtesy of EnglandsBuildings

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