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Gransden Lodge

Also known as: Gransden / RAF Gransden Lodge
County: Cambridgeshire
Current Status: Farmland / Aviation
Date: February 1942 - February 1946 (closed to flying)
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / Civil

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

  • Gransden Airfield Shooting Ground
  • Great Gransden Parish Council
  • Little Gransden Parish Council
  • Longstowe Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 53 Sqn

  • No 97 Sqn

  • No 142 Sqn

  • No 169 Sqn

  • No 192 Sqn

  • No 405 Sqn

  • No 421 Sqn

  • No 692 Sqn

  • No 1418 Flight

  • No 1474 (Special Duties) Flight

  • No 1696 (Bomber) Defence Training Flight

  • No 2708 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Cambridge Gliding Centre
  • Cambridge University GC

  • Pathfinder Navigation Training Unit

Motor racing returns after the war at Gransden Lodge, 1947. Courtesy of British Pathé

Land yachting at Gransden Lodge in the 1950s. Courtesy of John Davison Snr.

Land yachts racing at Gransden Lodge, 1963. Courtesy of British Pathé

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