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Methwold

Major
Also known as: Methwold Aerodrome / RAF Methwold
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Farmland / Industry
Date: World War One - June 1958
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Dutch) / RAAF / RNZAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber / Trainer

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Feltwell Parish Council
  • Methwold Aviation Society
  • Methwold History Group
  • Methwold Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 FTS

  • No 3 LFS
  • No 3 SFTS

  • No 21 Heavy Glider Maintenance Section

  • No 21 Sqn

  • No 57 Sqn

  • No 149 Sqn

  • No 207 Sqn

  • No 214 Sqn

  • No 218 Sqn

  • No 320 Sqn

  • No 464 Sqn

  • No 487 Sqn

  • No 2724 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 4259 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
  • No 4307 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
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Part of the perimeter track at Methwold, 7 September 2007.

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Remains of a runway at Methwold, 26 May 2017.

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Part of the perimeter track at Methwold, 26 May 2017.

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A hangar at Methwold, 26 May 2017.

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Feltwell

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