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Merryfield (Isle Abbotts)

Major
Also known as: HMS Heron II / RAF Merryfield / RNAS Merryfield / USAAF Station 464
County: Somerset
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened 9 February 1944
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / FAA / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved

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

  • Ilminster Library
  • Ilton Parish Council
  • Isle Abbotts Parish Council
  • Taunton Vale Cycle Race Association
  • Yeovil Cycling Club

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • 82nd Airborne Division
  • 101st Airborne Division

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 9 FTS
  • No 10 FTS
  • No 12 FTS
  • No 53 Sqn
  • No 187 Sqn
  • No 208 AFS
  • No 231 OCU
  • No 238 Sqn
  • No 242 Sqn
  • No 243 Sqn
  • 441st TCG
  • No 700 Sqn
  • No 766 Sqn
  • No 802 Sqn
  • No 809 Sqn
  • No 891 Sqn
  • No 893 Sqn
  • No 894 Sqn
  • No 1315 Transport Flight
  • No 1552 RAT Flight No 3 Section
  • Halifax Development Flight
Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Yeovilton

Relief Landing Ground(s):

Dunkeswell

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