Airfield search

Driffield (Eastburn)

Major
Decoy
Also known as: Alamein Barracks / Driffield Aerodrome / Eastburn Aerodrome / RAF Driffield / RAF Eastburn / RFC Eastburn
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Current Status: Industry
Date: 1916 - 1 January 1977; (decoy) 1940 - 1940
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / RFC / RAAF / RCAF / RNZAF
Decoy Type(s): KLG

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):

  • Adonia Freight Ltd
  • Botanic Ltd
  • Burdass Lamb
  • Chris Waite
  • Clifton Timber Ltd
  • Cranswick Pet Products
  • Dodds Roofing Services Ltd
  • Driffield Plant Hire Ltd
  • Driffield Town Council - name only
  • East Yorkshire Recycling Ltd
  • Flair Office Supplies
  • Gary Hodgson Motor Engineer
  • Gowan
  • Healthy Living Direct Ltd
  • Home Independence Ltd
  • Humberside & South Yorkshire Army Cadet Force
  • Jewson Ltd
  • Kingstown Associates
  • Kirkburn Parish Council
  • Main Line Optical Ltd
  • ModularUK Building Systems
  • Positive Action Publications Ltd
  • PPH Commercial
  • Rose Bell
  • S & S Site Services (Nationwide) Ltd
  • Sam Browne Foods
  • Shepcote Distributors Ltd
  • Shields Driffield Ltd
  • Simpson Training Ltd
  • Sparkling Touches Ltd 
  • Think Freedom Ltd
  • Timeless Beauty Ltd
  • Total Butler Ltd
  • Westwood Laboratory Ltd

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Fighter Command Modification Centre

  • No 1 Sqn RCAF

  • No 2 BAT Flight

  • No 2 (Coastal) OTU

  • No 2 School of Aerial Fighting

  • No 3 School of Aerial Fighting & Gunnery

  • No 4 Gp TT Flight

  • No 5 Gp TT Flight

  • No 5 SFTS

  • No 6 AACU

  • No 8 FTS

  • No 10 ANS

  • No 21 TDS

  • No 21 TS

  • No 33 Sqn

  • No 43 Base

  • No 51 Sqn

  • No 58 Sqn

  • No 75 Sqn

  • No 77 Sqn

  • No 88 Sqn

  • No 97 Sqn

  • No 98 Sqn

  • No 102 Sqn

  • No 104 Sqn

  • No 158 Sqn

  • No 196 Sqn

  • No 202 Sqn

  • No 203 AFS

  • No 204 AFS

  • No 213 Sqn

  • No 215 Sqn

  • No 217 Sqn

  • No 219 Sqn

  • No 226 OCU

  • No 405 Sqn

  • No 426 Sqn

  • No 462 Sqn

  • No 466 Sqn

  • No 485 Sqn

  • No 642 GS

  • No 1484 (TT) Flight

  • No 1484 Target Towing and Gunnery Flight

  • No 1502 BAT Flight

  • No 1613 (AAC) Flight

  • No 2722 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2833 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2877 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2954 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Air Bomber Training Flight (No 4 Gp)

  • Aircrew Transit Unit

  • Air Fighting Development Unit

  • East Yorks GC

  • Fighter Weapons School

Satellite(s):

CarnabyCottam

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Carnaby

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