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Old Buckenham

Major
Also known as: Old Buck / RAF Old Buckenham / USAAF Station 144
County: Norfolk
Current Status: Aviation
Date: Opened December 1943
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil / USAAF
Aircraft Roles: Bomber / General aviation

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

  • 453rd Bomb Group Association
  • Old Buckenham Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 53 MU
  • No 94 MU
  • No 231 MU
  • 453rd BG
  • 732nd BS
  • 733rd BS
  • 734th BS
  • 735th BS
  • UK Parachuting
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Looking east from the runway 08 threshold at Old Buckenham, 16 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of Old Buckenham, 21 March 2009. © Richard Flagg

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Aerial view of Old Buckenham, 31 May 2009. © Richard Flagg

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Looking south-east across the airfield. The current main runway is on the right, with the grass runways visible just below, 13 June 2009. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Aerial view of Old Buckenham, 19 October 2010. © Richard Flagg

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The Operations Block at Old Buckenham, 20 June 2011. © Richard Flagg

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Flying Club Hangars at Old Buckenham, 15 October 2011. © Richard Flagg

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A Blister hangar at Old Buckenham, 8 February 2014. © Richard Flagg

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A hangar at Old Buckenham, 8 February 2014. © Richard Flagg

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Norden Bomb Site Store and Workshop at Old Buckenham, 31 May 2014. © Richard Flagg

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Flying Club and aircraft parking area at Old Buckenham, 11 January 2015. © Richard Flagg

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Flying Club Hangars at Old Buckenham, 11 January 2011. © Richard Flagg

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Looking north east from the runway 03 threshold at Old Buckenham, 15 February 2015. © Richard Flagg

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North American P-51 Mustangs in front of a hangar at Old Buckenham, 30 June 2018.

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):

Pulham

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