Airfield search

Watton

Major
Also known as: Griston / Neaton / RAF Watton / USAAF Station 376 / USAAF Station 505
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Housing / Aviation / Army land / Prison
Date: 4 January 1939 - 1992
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: RAF / US

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

  • Carbrooke Parish Council
  • Griston Parish Council
  • RAF Watton.info
  • St Mary's Church, Watton
  • Watton Library
  • Watton Town Council
  • Wayland Prison

Notable Past Associated Organisations:

  • Watton Radio Model Club

Main unit(s) present:

  • 3rd Strategic Air Depot

  • No 17 (P) AFU

  • No 18 Sqn

  • No 21 Sqn

  • 25th BG (R)

  • No 34 Sqn

  • No 51 Sqn

  • No 82 Sqn

  • No 90 Sqn

  • No 97 Sqn

  • No 98 Sqn

  • No 105 Sqn

  • No 115 Sqn

  • No 116 Sqn

  • No 151 Sqn

  • No 192 Sqn

  • No 199 Sqn

  • No 245 Sqn

  • No 263 Sqn

  • No 360 Sqn

  • No 527 Sqn

  • No 611 VGS

  • No 751 Sqn

  • No 815 Sqn

  • 803rd Reconnaissance Group

  • No 2724 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 4038 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
  • No 4179 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
  • No 4183 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
  • No 4219 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
  • No 4220 Anti-Aircraft Flight RAF Regiment
  • Air Defence Missile Operations Training School

  • Central Signals Establishment

  • Electronic Warfare Engineering and Training Unit

  • Electronic Warfare Support Unit

  • Electronic Warfare Support Wing

  • Ground Controlled Approach Operators School

  • Radio Warfare Establishment

  • RAF Watton Flying Club

  • Signals Air Radio Laboratories

  • Signals Command Air Radio Laboratories

  • Surface-to-Air Missile Operational Training School

Satellite(s):

Bodney

© 2016 ABCT All rights reserved.
Airfields of Britain Conservation Trust is registered in England and Wales. Registered Office: 20-22 Bedford Row, London WC1R 4JS.
Registered Company No. 08940364. Registered Charity No (England and Wales): 1156877. Registered Charity No (Scotland): SC041123