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Milfield (Woodbridge)

Major
Also known as: Millfield (misspelling) / RAF Milfield / RFC Woodbridge
County: Northumberland
Current Status: Aviation / Public road / Sand pit
Date: February 1917 - 1 September 1946
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil

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

  • Milfield Parish Council
  • St Gregory's Church, Kirknewton

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Akeld Railway Station

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Specialised Low Attack Instructors School

  • No 56 OTU

  • No 59 OTU

  • No 77 Sqn

  • No 164 Sqn
  • No 183 Sqn

  • No 184 Sqn

  • No 2780 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Borders GC

  • Day Fighter Development Wing

  • Fighter Leaders School

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Looking across Milfield, 3 November 2001.

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A tractor towing a glider at Milfield, 2 December 2006.

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Remains of the airfield at Milfield, 5 September 2007.

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Remains of the airfield at Milfield, 28 February 2010.

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Part of the perimeter track at Milfield, August 2010.

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Remains of a firing range at Milfield, 27 December 2012.

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Borders Gliding Club at Milfield, 29 September 2015.

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Remains of the airfield at Milfield, 18 February 2020.

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Turnhouse

Satellite(s):

Brunton

Decoy Airfield(s):

Lowick

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

New Haggerston / Penston II / Whiteburn

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