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North Benfleet

Also known as: North Benfleet Landing Ground / RAF North Benfleet / RFC North Benfleet
County: Essex
Current Status: Farmland / Public roads
Date: 1916 - 1919 (notification of relinquishment 13 March)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

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

  • Benfleet and District Historical Society
  • Bowers Gifford & North Benfleet Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 37 Sqn
  • No 61 Sqn


Plan of North Benfleet. Courtesy of Ed Andrews

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Goldhanger / Southend (Rochford) / Stow Maries

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