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Great Sampford

Major
Also known as: RAF Great Sampford / Sampford / USAAF Station 359
County: Essex
Current Status: Farmland
Date: 14 April 1942 - 12 April 1948
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Metal
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • Radwinter Parish Council
  • Radwinter Society
  • Sampfords' Parish Council

Main Unit(s) Present:

  • No 50 'B' Balloon Flight
  • No 53 'B' Balloon Flight
  • No 65 Sqn
  • No 133 Sqn
  • No 616 Sqn
  • No 945/947 (Balloon) Sqn
  • No 951 (Balloon) Sqn
  • No 976 (Balloon) Sqn
  • No 991 (Balloon) Sqn
  • No 992 (Balloon) Sqn
  • No 996 (Balloon) Sqn
  • No 997 (Balloon) Sqn
  • No 999 (Balloon) Sqn
  • No 2713 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2719 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2724 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2739 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2757 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2777 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2778 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2781 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2798 Sqn RAF Regiment

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