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Spilsby

Major
Also known as: Firsby (unofficial local name) / Great Steeping (unofficial local name) / RAF Spilsby
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Farmland / Public road
Date: 20 September 1943 - 11 March 1958
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF (main user) / USAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber / Fighter / Trainer
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):
  • Firsby Group Parish Council
  • Spilsby Town Council
  • The Bell Inn

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 Armament Practice Station

  • No 29 Sqn
  • No 44 Sqn

  • No 65 Sqn

  • No 75 Sqn

  • No 129 Sqn

  • No 207 Sqn

  • No 219 Sqn
  • No 222 Sqn
  • No 264 Sqn
  • Armament Practice Station, Spilsby
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Remains of the perimeter track at Spilsby, 27 August 2006.

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Remains of the perimeter track at Spilsby, 1 June 2013.

Bomber Command Base Station(s):

East Kirkby

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