Aerodromes

 

Aerodromes listed alphabetically:

 

RAF Barford St John

Location SP442341
Pundit Code BJ
Open June 1941
Close March 1946
QDMs 170 - 1400 x 50yds
216 - 1400 x 50yds  (extended to 1600yds - date u/k)
281 - 2000 x 50yds  (extended to 2800yds - date u/k)
Hangars Type T1 Nil
Type T2 1
Type B1 1
Type J Nil
Blister Nil
Hardstandings 27 x Heavy Bomber
RAF Complement Officers 80
SNCO 233
OR 592
WAAF Complement Officers 4
SNCO 30
OR 108
Units 16 OTU          
           
Aircraft Wellington Mosquito        
           
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RAF Bicester

Location SP598245
Pundit Code BC
Open 1917
Close Still open
QDMs SE - NW:  1200yds
NE - SW:  1100yds
 
Hangars Type A 2
Type T2 Nil
Type B 2
Type J Nil
Blister Nil
Hardstandings 41 x Tarmac 
RAF Complement Officers  
SNCO  
OR  
WAAF Complement Officers  
SNCO  
OR  
Units 12 Sqn 142 Sqn 108 Sqn 104 Sqn 13 OTU 7Gp Flt
92Gp Flt BAC Flt 1442 FT  1551 BA 307 FTU Sig Dev
Aircraft Defiant Master Blenheim Anson Battle Martinet
Havoc Lysander Spitfire Beaufighter Defiant Oxford
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RAF Chipping Warden

Location SP495498  
Pundit Code CW
Open August 1941
Close December 1946
QDMs 133 - 1100 x 50yds
253 - 1600 x 50yds
011 - 1400 x 50yds
Hangars Type T1 Nil
Type T2 4
Type B1 Nil
Type J 1
Blister Nil
Hardstandings 30 x Heavy Bomber
RAF Complement Officers 171
SNCO 610
OR 1704
WAAF Complement Officers 12
SNCO 15
OR 417
Units 12 OTU          
           
Aircraft Wellington          
           
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RAF Croughton

Location SP563225
Pundit Code AW
Open June 1941
Close May 1946
QDMs  E -W:  2000yds
 NE - SW:  1400yds
NW - SE:  1300yds
Hangars Type T1 Nil
Type T2 4
Type B1 Nil
Type J Nil
Blister 10
Hardstandings  
RAF Complement Officers 133
SNCO 300
OR 649
WAAF Complement Officers 3
SNCO 6
OR 182
Units 16 OTU          
           
Aircraft Hampden          
           
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RAF Finmere

Location SP642322
Pundit Code FI
Open 1941
Close July 1945
QDMs 280 - 2043 x 50yds
230 - 1535 x 50yds
162 - 1400 x 50yds
Hangars Type T1 Nil
Type T2 1
Type B1 1
Type J Nil
Blister Nil
Hardstandings 27 x Frying Pan
RAF Complement Officers 92
SNCO 320
OR 814
WAAF Complement Officers 4
SNCO Nil
OR 189
Units 13 OTU 307 FTU        
           
Aircraft Blenheim Mitchell Boston Mosquito Havoc  
           
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RAF Hinton-in-the-Hedges

Location SU546370
Pundit Code HI
Open November 1940
Close July 1945
QDMs 244 - 1900 x 50yds
326 - 1100 x 50yds  (extended to 1350yds - date u/k)
280 - 1100 x 50yds  (extended to 1700yds - date u/k)
Hangars Type T1 1
Type T2 Nil
Type B1 1
Type J Nil
Blister 1
Hardstandings 23 x Heavy Bomber
RAF Complement Officers 56
SNCO 95
OR 584
WAAF Complement Officers 2
SNCO 8
OR 200
Units 13 OTU 16 OTU 1479 Flt SDU    
           
Aircraft Blenheim Wellington Whitley Oxford Anson Master
           
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RAF Silverstone

Location SP676418
Pundit Code SV
Open March 1943
Close November 1946
QDMs  
 
 
Hangars Type T1 Nil
Type T2 4
Type B1 1
Type J Nil
Blister Nil
Hardstandings  
RAF Complement Officers  
SNCO  
OR  
WAAF Complement Officers  
SNCO  
OR  
Units 17 OTU          
           
Aircraft Wellington          
           
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RAF Turweston

Location SP615383
Pundit Code TW
Open 23rd November 1942
Close 23rd September 1945
QDMs 100 - 2000 x 50yds
040 - 1400 x 50yds (extended to 1750yds - date n/k)
160 - 1100 x 50yds
Hangars Type T1 1
Type T2 Nil
Type B1 Nil
Type J Nil
Blister Nil
Hardstandings 27 x Heavy Bomber
RAF Complement Officers 93
SNCO 312
OR 622
WAAF Complement Officers 3
SNCO 8
OR 171
Units 12 OTU 13 OTU 307 FTU 17 OTU    
           
Aircraft Anson Oxford Martinet Lysander Wellington Mosquito
Hurricane Boston  Mitchell      
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RAF Upper Heyford

Location SP515268
Pundit Code UH
Open 1918
Close 1994
QDMs 04/22 - 1911 x 50yds
09/27 - 1453 x 50yds
13/31 - 1453 x 50yds
Hangars Coupled 3
Type A 6
ARS 1
Type T2 Nil
Blister Nil
Hardstandings 7 x Loop    23 x Frying Pan
RAF Complement Officers  
SNCO  
OR  
WAAF Complement Officers  
SNCO  
OR  
Units 18 Sqn 7 Sqn 76 Sqn 5Gp Pl 16 OTU 109 Sqn
1473 SD  1505 BAT 92Gp SIC 1655MTU    
Aircraft Battle Blenheim Hampden Anson Wellington Defiant
Lysander Master Martinet Magister Hurricane Oxford
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