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Willoughby Hills

Major
Also known as: RAF Willoughby Hills / RFC Willoughby Hills
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Farmland
Date: September 1916 - May 1918
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter
Royal Aircraft Factory FE2b fighters of No 38 Squadron had Willoughby Hills available to them as a Home Defence landing ground during World War One, though this airfield had closed prior to the unit moving to France in May 1918.
The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/09/2011):
  • Fishtoft Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 38 Sqn

Photograph of the plaque commemorating Willoughby Hills at the front of Johnsons Garden Centre:

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Home Defence Flight Station(s):

Buckminster / Leadenham / Wittering (Stamford)

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