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Ruddington (Nottingham) (Tollerton)

Also known as: RFC Ruddington / Ruddington Landing Ground
County: Nottinghamshire
Current Status: Leisure activity (probable/alleged location)
Date: 1916 (earliest known date December) - 1917 (last known date August)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

Royal Aircraft Factory FE2b fighters of No 38 Squadron had Ruddington available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during World War One.


The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/08/2019):

  • Ruddington Library
  • Rushcliffe Country Park

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 38 Sqn

Photograph of the ABCT plaque at Ruddington, 2019. Courtesy of Keith Laing


Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Buckminster / Leadenham / Wittering (Stamford)

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