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Also known as: Denton / RAF Swingfield / RFC Swingfield / Swingfield Advanced Landing Ground / Swingfield Landing Ground
County: Kent
Current Status: Open land
Date: February 1917 - 28 April 1945 (derequisitioned)
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / FAA
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later metal
Aircraft Roles: Anti-shipping / Fighter

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Swingfield Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 50 Sqn
  • No 119 Sqn
  • No 157 (General Reconnaissance) Wing
  • No 819 Sqn
Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):


Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Bekesbourne / Detling / Throwley

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