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Also known as: RAF Skipton-on-Swale / Sandhutton / Skipton / Skipton-on-Swale Aerodrome
County: North Yorkshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: August 1942 - 31 March 1950
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber

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

  • Sandhutton Parish Council
  • Skipton-on-Swale Parish Meeting

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • The Busby Stoop Inn

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 300 Sqn
  • No 420 Sqn

  • No 424 Sqn

  • No 432 Sqn

  • No 433 Sqn


A memorial at Skipton-on-Swale, 2015. Courtesy of Derek Bannister


A memorial at Skipton-on-Swale, 2015. Courtesy of Derek Bannister

Timber shredding at Skipton-on-Swale. Courtesy of Richard Todd

Bomber Command Base Station(s):


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