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Netheravon

Major
Also known as: AAC Netheravon / Airfield Camp / Netheravon Aerodrome / RAF Netheravon / RFC Netheravon
County: Wiltshire
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 16 June 1913
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RFC / FAA / AAC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/08/2017):
  • Army Parachute Association
  • Figheldean Parish Council
  • Netheravon History Group
  • Netheravon Parish Council
  • Skydive Netheravon
  • Stonehenge Ales Ltd - The Old Mill was airfield's original electricity generator, opened 1914



Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 FTS

  • No 1 Heavy Glider Maintenance Unit

  • No 1 SFTS

  • No 1 Sqn

  • No 2 Flight

  • No 2 Sqn
  • No 3 RAS

  • No 3 Sqn

  • 4th (Reserve) Wing
  • No 4 Sqn

  • 4th Wing RFC

  • No 5 Sqn
  • No 6 FTS
  • No 6 Sqn
  • No 7 RAS

  • No 7 Regiment AAC (Volunteers)

  • No 7 RS

  • No 7 Sqn

  • No 7 TS

  • No 8 RAS

  • No 8 RS

  • No 8 TDS

  • No 8 TS

  • No 10 Sqn

  • No 11 Sqn

  • No 12 Sqn

  • No 12 TDS

  • No 13 Sqn

  • No 18 Sqn
  • No 19 Sqn

  • No 20 Sqn

  • No 21 Sqn

  • No 22 RS
  • No 24 RS
  • No 24 TS
  • No 26 Sqn

  • No 27 Sqn
  • No 32 Sqn

  • No 33 Sqn

  • No 35 Sqn

  • No 38 (Airborne Division) Wing
  • No 38 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 38 Wing

  • No 42 Sqn

  • No 43 Sqn

  • No 48 Sqn

  • No 52 Sqn

  • No 53 Sqn
  • No 57 Sqn

  • No 59 TS

  • No 62 Sqn
  • No 66 Sqn

  • No 70 TS

  • No 71 TS

  • No 72 Sqn

  • No 74 TS

  • No 89 Sqn

  • No 92 (Canadian) RS

  • No 97 Sqn

  • No 99 Sqn

  • 104th Aero Sqn

  • No 115 Sqn

  • No 116 Sqn
  • No 118 Sqn
  • No 142 Sqn

  • No 187 Sqn

  • No 207 Sqn

  • No 208 Sqn

  • No 215 Sqn

  • No 235 MU

  • No 239 Sqn
  • No 271 Sqn
  • No 295 Sqn

  • No 296 Sqn

  • No 297 Sqn

  • No 401 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 402 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 403 Repair & Salvage Unit
  • No 404 (Fleet Fighter) Fighter
  • No 405 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight
  • No 406 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 407 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 408 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 409 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 442 (Fleet Reconnaissance) Flight
  • No 446 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight
  • No 449 (Fleet Spotter Reconnaissance) Flight
  • No 465 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flight
  • No 446 (Fleet Torpedo Bomber) Flight
  • No 653 Sqn AAC

  • No 656 Sqn AAC

  • No 658 Sqn AAC

  • No 663 Sqn AAC

  • No 666 Sqn AAC

  • No 800 Sqn

  • No 801 Sqn

  • No 802 Sqn

  • No 803 Sqn

  • No 822 Sqn

  • No 1333 Transport Support Training Unit

  • No 1677 (TT) Flight

  • No 2779 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2786 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2952 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Airborne Transport Tactical Development Unit

  • Artillery Co-operation Sqn
  • Glider Exercise Sqn
  • Glider Pilots' Exercise Unit
  • Heavy Glider Maintenance Unit

  • Joint Services Parachuting Centre

  • Netheravon Flying School

  • Operational and Refresher Training Unit

  • Parachute Exercise Sqn
  • Royal Artillery Aero Club

  • School of Air Transport

  • Southern Command (AGA) GC

  • Special Duties Flight
  • Transport Command Development Unit

  • Transport Support Practice Camp

  • VISTRE Flight

Aircraft landing at Netheravon, 1943. Courtesy of British Pathé

Training RAF Police Dogs at Netheravon, 1952. Courtesy of British Pathé

RAF Police Dogs at Netheravon, 1963. Courtesy of British Pathé

The Red Devils parachute display team at Netheravon, 1968. Courtesy of British Pathé

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Pershore

Satellite(s):

Chilbolton / Shrewton

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Shrewton

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