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Snetterton Heath

Major
Also known as: Eccles / RAF Snetterton Heath / Snetterton Circuit / Snetterton Sunday Market / USAAF Station 138
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Leisure activity
Date: 1 January 1943 - 1952
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
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):

  • Quidenham Parish Council
  • St. Andrew's Church, Quidenham
  • Snetterton Parish Council
  • Snetterton Park Model Car Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 LFS
  • 96th BG
  • 337th BS
  • 338th BS
  • 339th BS
  • 386th BG
  • 413th BS
  • 552nd BS
  • 553rd BS
  • 554th BS
  • 555th BS
  • No 262 MU
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Riches Corner at Snetterton Heath, c. 1960.

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Racing at Snetterton, with a hangar in the background, 1967.

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Part of a runway at Snetterton Heath, now part of the circuit, 12 December 2007.

Eastern Counties Motor Club film from two race meetings at Snetterton, 15 April and 17 June 1956. Courtesy of andykitson

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