Airfield search

North Luffenham

Major
Also known as: Luffenham / North Luff (nickname) / North Luffenham Aerodrome / RAF North Luffenham / St George's Barracks / USAAF Station 477
County: Rutland
Current Status: Army barracks
Date: December 1940 - 23 October 1997
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RCAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved (1944)

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

  • Edith Weston Parish Council
  • North Luffenham Golf Club
  • North Luffenham HIVE
  • North Luffenham Parish Council
  • Rutland Radio Control Flyers

 Main unit(s) present:

  • 1 Fighter Wing RCAF
  • No 12 (P) AFU

  • No 17 EFTS

  • No 21 HGCU

  • No 29 OTU

  • No 61 Sqn

  • No 73 Base

  • No 102 FRS

  • No 111 Sqn
  • No 144 Sqn

  • No 151 (Air Defence Missile) Wing

  • No 151 (SAM) Servicing Wing

  • No 151 (Surface to Air Missile) Wing

  • No 228 OCU
  • No 238 OCU

  • No 240 OCU

  • No 408 Sqn

  • No 410 Sqn RCAF

  • No 439 Sqn RCAF

  • No 441 Sqn RCAF

  • No 1382 (Transport) CU

  • No 1653 HCU

  • No 2749 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2797 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2899 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2952 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • All Weather and Night Fighter OCU

  • Central Servicing Development Unit
  • Flying Training Command Instructors School

  • Heavy Glider Conversion Unit

  • RCAF North Luffenham Flying Club

001geograph-334489-by-Nigel-Duncan.jpg

The Station Headquarters building at North Luffenham, October 1997.

The Duke of Edinburgh visits North Luffenham and Wattisham, 1953. Courtesy of British Pathé

Aerial footage of North Luffenham, 2013. Courtesy of Peter Spencer

Satellite(s):

Desborough / Woolfox Lodge

Decoy Airfield(s):

Pickworth

© 2021 ABCT All rights reserved.
Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust is registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: Suite 1, 3rd Floor, 11-12 St. James Square, London, SW1Y 4LB.
Registered Company No. 08940364. Registered Charity No (England and Wales): 1156877. Registered Charity No (Scotland): SC041123