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Redhill

Major
Also known as: RAF Redhill / Redhill Aerodrome
County: Surrey
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened November 1934
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / RAF (Belgian) / RAF (Czech) / RAF (French) / RAF (Polish) / Civil / RAAF / RCAF / RNZAF
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Arena Aviation
  • Cubair Engineering Services Ltd
  • Nutfield Parish Council
  • Pilot's Hub - restaurant
  • Redhill Library
  • Salfords & Sidlow Parish Council
  • Wings Museum

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • F.G. Miles Limited

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Aircraft Delivery Flight

  • No 1 Casualty Air Evacuation Unit

  • No 1 Sqn

  • No 4 OADU
  • No 15 E&RFTS

  • No 15 EFTS

  • No 15 RFS

  • No 16 Sqn

  • No 17 (Fighter) Wing

  • No 24 Balloon Centre
  • No 39 (RCAF) (Reconnaissance) Wing

  • No 50 (Army Co-operation) Wing

  • No 66 Sqn

  • No 83 Gp Comms Flight

  • No 83 Gp Support Unit

  • No 84 Gp Communication Sqn

  • No 110 Sqn RCAF

  • No 116 Sqn

  • No 126 Airfield

  • No 128 Airfield
  • No 131 Sqn

  • No 212 MU

  • No 219 Sqn

  • No 231 Sqn

  • No 258 Sqn

  • No 287 Sqn

  • No 303 Sqn

  • No 308 Sqn

  • No 310 Sqn

  • No 312 Sqn

  • No 340 Sqn

  • No 350 Sqn

  • No 400 Sqn

  • No 401 Sqn

  • No 402 Sqn

  • No 411 Sqn

  • No 412 Sqn

  • No 414 Sqn

  • No 416 Sqn

  • No 421 Sqn

  • No 452 Sqn

  • No 457 Sqn

  • No 485 Sqn

  • No 504 Sqn

  • No 600 Sqn

  • No 602 Sqn

  • No 611 Sqn

  • No 950 (Balloon) Sqn

  • No 970 (Balloon) Sqn

  • No 1310 Transport Flight

  • No 2732 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2734 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2741 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2775 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2781 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2794 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2828 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 3205 Servicing Commando
  • No 3207 Servicing Commando
  • No 3209 Servicing Commando
  • No 3210 Servicing Commando
  • Bristow Helicopters

  • British Women Pilots' Association

  • C.W.A. Scott's Flying Display Ltd
  • Canadian Casualty Air Evacuation Unit

  • Experimental Flying Group

  • Fison-Airwork Ltd

  • Harvard Aviation
  • Imperial College GC

  • National Aviation Displays Ltd
  • PFA Group 172

  • Polish Grading & Testing Flight

  • Redhill Flying Club

  • Surrey GC

  • The Tiger Club

  • 'Z' Composite Group
402 sq number 1.jpg

181 personnel of 402 Canadian fighter squadron with three of their Spitfire Vbs photographed at RAF Redhill July 1942 with kind permission of Mike Garwood. Copyright Nutfield History Group

Mr and Mrs Miles restarting their company at Redhill, focussing on aircraft repair and research. Courtesy of British Pathé

RAF Wings being presented at Redhill, 1952. Courtesy of British Pathé

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Penshurst

Decoy Airfield(s):

Lower Beeding (Decoy) / South Godstone

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