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Also known as: RAF Runwell / RFC Runwell / Runwell Landing Ground / Wickford
County: Essex
Current Status: Housing / Leisure activity
Date: October 1917 - 1919 (notification of relinquishment 13 March)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

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

  • Runwell Community Primary School - where ABCT memorial plaque sited
  • Runwell Parish Council
  • Wickford Library

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 37 Sqn
  • No 61 Sqn

Photographs of the plaque at Runwell, 2019. Courtesy of Lance Hibble




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