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Also known as: RAF Tibenham / RFC Tibenham / Tibbenham (misspelling) / Tivetshall / USAAF Station 124
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland / Leisure activity
Date: October 1916 - March 1959
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / RFC / Civil / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved
Prominent People: James Stewart
Aircraft Roles: Bomber / Fighter / General aviation

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 31/07/2018):

  • All Saints' Church, Tibenham
  • Aslacton Parish Council
  • Bunwell Parish Council
  • Norfolk Gliding Club - owner of majority of airfield
  • Norfolk Power Kite Club
  • Tibenham Parish Council

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield:

  • Tibenham - A Norfolk Village


Main unit(s) present:

  • No 51 Sqn
  • No 75 Sqn
  • 445th BG
  • 700th BS
  • 701st BS
  • 702nd BS
  • 703rd BS
  • No 4247 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
  • Norfolk GC
  • Tibenham Tiger Group

Gliders at Tibenham, 6 June 1992.


Part of the perimeter track at Tibenham, 12 March 2007.

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Looking west across the airfield. The post-war runway extension is visible centre right, 13 June 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved,

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Great Ashfield (Elmswell)Marham

Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Hadleigh I / Harling RoadMarham / Mattishall / North Weald (North Weald Bassett)Tydd St Mary

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