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Also known as: RAF Wittersham
County: Kent
Current Status: Open land / Woodland
Date: 1918 - 31 March 1919
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Maritime patrol

Wittersham was a mooring-out station for anti-submarine patrol non-rigid airships from Capel. This airfield was sited among an area of woodland to the north-west of the village, and south of Peening Quarter. Peacetime brought fairly swift closure as with all other similar supportive airfields engaged in this role.


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

  • Oxney Local History Group
  • Wittersham Parish Council

Photographs of the plaque at Wittersham and the unveiling on 26 September 2019. Courtesy of Wittersham Parish Council:





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