Airfield of the Week - Culmhead (Churchstanton)

Airfield buildings at Culmhead, 25 January 2013. © Nick Chipchase and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence


Culmhead in Somerset, also known as Churchstanton or Tricky Warren, is our Airfield of the Week. The airfield was home to a number of fighter squadrons during the Second World War and saw the entry to service of the RAF's first jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor.

Read more about the history of the airfield here.

ABCT are unveiling a memorial marker at Culmhead on Friday 27 November at 10.30am. Click here for details.

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