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Also known as: Ossington Aerodrome / RAF Ossington
County: Nottinghamshire
Current Status: Open land / Public road
Date: 28 September 1941 - 31 October 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Trainer

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2019):

  • Holy Rood Church, Ossington - holds RAF thanksgiving plaque
  • Laxton & Moorhouse Parish Council
  • Ossington Parish Meeting

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 6 LFS
  • No 14 (P) AFU
  • No 14 SFTS
  • No 28 OTU
  • No 82 OTU
  • No 1384 (Heavy Transport) CU 
  • No 1685 (Bomber) Defence Training Flight
  • No 2840 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Squadron & Flight Commanders School
  • Transport Command Night Vision Instructors Training School

Remains of the airfield at Ossington, 28 July 2007.


The road following part of one of the runways at Ossington, 3 January 2009.


Remains of a runway at Ossington, 13 August 2017.



Relief Landing Ground(s):


Decoy Airfield(s):

Upton (Decoy)

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