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24 April, 2014

// Acklington (Southfields)

Also known as: RAF Acklington / RAF Southfields / RFC Southfields
County: Northumberland
Current Status: Open land / Prisons
Date: October 1916 - October 1975
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Acklington Parish Council
  • HMP Acklington
  • HMP/YOI Castington
  • HMP Northumberland
  • St John's Church, Chevington
  • The Railway Inn
Main unit(s) present:
  • No 1 Fighter Command Servicing Unit
  • No 1 Sqn
  • No 2 AOS
  • No 3 Aircraft Delivery Flight
  • No 3 TEU
  • No 4 Aircraft Delivery Flight
  • No 6 FTS
  • No 7 ATC
  • No 7 ATS
  • No 13 Gp TT Flight
  • No 18 Sqn
  • No 19 Sqn
  • No 24 (Base) Defence Wing
  • No 25 Sqn
  • No 29 Sqn
  • No 32 Sqn
  • No 36 Sqn
  • No 43 Sqn
  • No 56 Sqn
  • No 59 OTU
  • No 63 Sqn
  • No 66 Sqn
  • No 72 Sqn
  • No 74 Sqn
  • No 79 Sqn
  • No 91 Sqn
  • No 92 Sqn
  • No 111 Sqn
  • No 130 Sqn
  • No 140 Sqn
  • No 141 Sqn
  • No 147 Airfield
  • No 152 Sqn
  • No 164 Sqn
  • No 167 Sqn
  • No 198 Sqn
  • No 202 Sqn
  • No 219 Sqn
  • No 222 Sqn
  • No 228 Sqn 
  • No 245 Sqn 
  • No 258 Sqn
  • No 263 Sqn
  • No 266 Sqn
  • No 278 Sqn
  • No 288 Sqn 
  • No 289 Sqn
  • No 291 Sqn
  • No 309 Sqn 
  • No 315 Sqn
  • No 316 Sqn
  • No 317 Sqn
  • No 322 Sqn
  • No 349 Sqn
  • No 350 Sqn
  • No 406 Sqn
  • No 409 Sqn
  • No 410 Sqn
  • 416th NFS
  • No 504 Sqn
  • No 539 Sqn
  • No 600 Sqn 
  • No 607 Sqn
  • No 1460 (Fighter) Flight
  • No 1490 (Fighter) Gunnery Flight 
  • No 1490 (TT) Flight
  • No 1630 (AAC) Flight
  • Armament Practice Station, Acklington
  • Fighter Armament Trials Unit

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