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North Pickenham

Also known as: North Pickenham Wind Farm / RAF North Pickenham / USAAF Station 143
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Farmland / Industry / Leisure activity / Wind farm
Date: April 1944 - November 1965
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved

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

  • Anglia Karting Centre
  • Bernard Matthews Farms Ltd
  • Enertrag
  • North Pickenham Parish Council
  • St. Andrew's Church, North Pickenham

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 220 Sqn
  • No 258 MU
  • 491st BG
  • 492nd BG
  • 852nd BS
  • 853rd BS
  • 854th BS
  • 855th BS
  • 856th Bs
  • 857th BS
  • 858th BS
  • 859th BS
  • Kestrel (P.1127) Evaluation Sqn

A Thor missile at North Pickenham. Courtesy of fender200

Looking across North Pickenham. Courtesy of Dibs Photography

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Shipdham / West Raynham

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