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Halesworth (Holton)

Also known as: HMS Hornbill II / HMS Sparrowhawk / RAF Halesworth / RNAS Halesworth / USAAF Station 365
County: Suffolk
Current Status: Farmland / Museum
Date: May 1943 - 26 September 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: FAA / 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 01/09/2011):

  • Bernard Matthews Foods Limited
  • Blyford and Sotherton Parish Council
  • Halesworth Airfield Museum
  • Halesworth Library
  • Halesworth Town Council - name only
  • Holton Parish Council
  • Waveney Wholesale
  • Westhall Parish Council

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

  • Welcome to Westhall Village

Main unit(s) present:

  • 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron
  • 56th FG
  • 61st FS
  • 62nd FS
  • 63rd FS
  • 95th CBW
  • 489th BG
  • 496th FTG
  • 554th FS
  • 555th FS
  • No 762 Sqn
  • No 798 Sqn
  • 844th BS
  • 845th BS
  • 846th BS
  • 847th BS

A Republic P-47 Thunderbolt landing at Halesworth in late 1943. Courtesy of Zoran Petek

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Beccles II

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