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Kelstern II

Major
Also known as: RAF Kelstern
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 18 August 1943 - 4 August 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Binbrook Parish Council
  • Calcethorpe with Kelstern Parish Meeting
  • North Ormesby Parish Meeting
  • Welcome to 625 Squadron

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 170 Sqn
  • No 625 Sqn
001Romney Hut - 6 July 2014.png

Romney Hut at Kelstern, 6 July 2014. © Richard Flagg

002Romney Hut - 31 December 2015.png

Romney Hut at Kelstern, 31 December 2015. © Richard Flagg

003Runway 01:19. Looking south from the road that crosses the airfield - 31 December 2015.png

Runway 01:19, looking south from the road that crosses the airfield, 31 December 2015. © Richard Flagg

004Runway 01:19. Looking north from the road that crosses the airfield - 31 December 2015.png

Runway 01:19, looking north from the road that crosses the airfield, 31 December 2015. © Richard Flagg

005Runway 06:24. Looking north east from the road that crosses the airfield - 31 December 2015.png

Runway 06:24, looking north east from the road that crosses the airfield, 31 December 2015. © Richard Flagg

006Taxiway at the south of the airfield. Looking north east from the road that crosses the airfield - 31 December 2015.png

Taxiway at the south of the airfield, looking north east from the road that crosses the airfield, 31 December 2015. © Richard Flagg

007Operations Block - 31 December 2015.png

Operations Block at Kelstern, 31 December 2015. © Richard Flagg

008Marston Shed - 31 December 2015.png

Marston Shed at Kelstern, 31 December 2015. © Richard Flagg

009Standby Set House - 31 December 2015.png

Standby Set House at Kelstern, 31 December 2015. © Richard Flagg

Various photographs of Kelstern II. Courtesy of LincolnshireFindings

Aerial footage of Kelstern II, December 2018. Courtesy of Fly With Mike

Bomber Command Base Station(s):

Binbrook

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