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Wellingore

Major
Also known as: RAF Wellingore / Wellingore Aerodrome
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 1917 - 17 April 1947
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RAF (Belgian) / RAF (Polish) / RCAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter / Trainer
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Welbourn Parish Council
  • Wellingore Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 (Coastal) OTU

  • No 11 SFTS

  • No 17 SFTS

  • No 19 FTS

  • No 29 Sqn

  • No 54 Sqn

  • No 56 OTU

  • No 81 Sqn

  • No 154 Sqn

  • No 288 Sqn

  • No 309 Sqn

  • No 349 Sqn

  • No 402 Sqn

  • No 412 Sqn

  • No 416 Sqn

  • No 439 Sqn

  • No 613 Sqn

  • No 2953 Sqn RAF Regiment
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Remains of the airfield at Wellingore, 15 May 2004.

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Remains of a building at Wellingore, 29 January 2006.

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Taxiway at the north of the airfield, looking west from High Dike Road, 27 November 2007. © Richard Flagg

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Remains of the airfield at Wellingore, 24 October 2011.

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A pillbox at Wellingore, 24 October 2011.

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Remains of the airfield at Wellingore, 31 October 2015.

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A pillbox at Wellingore, 3 November 2015.

Rare Second World War footage of Wellingore. Courtesy of paul linton

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Cranwell

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