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Also known as: Polebrook Aerodrome / RAF Polebrook / USAAF Station 110
County: Northamptonshire
Current Status: Farmland / Industry
Date: May 1941 - August 1963
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Prominent People: Clark Gable
Aircraft Roles: Bomber / Missile

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

  • Airfield Warehousing Limited
  • All Saints Church, Polebrook
  • Polebrook Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 3 FP

  • No 7 (P) AFU

  • No 17 OTU

  • No 90 Sqn

  • 97th BG
  • No 130 Sqn

  • No 159 Sqn
  • No 160 Sqn
  • No 220 Sqn
  • No 273 MU

  • 340th BS
  • 341st BS
  • 342nd BS
  • 351st BG

  • 414th BS
  • 508th BS
  • 509th BS
  • 510th BS
  • 511th BS
  • No 1653 CU

  • No 2808 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Fortress CU
  • Perkins GC

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Aerial view of Polebrook airfield, c. mid 1990s. © Dave Welch.

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Aerial view of Polebrook airfield, c. mid 1990s. © Dave Welch.

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Aerial view of Polebrook airfield, 1995. © Dave Welch.


Site of a runway at Polebrook, 20 May 2007.


Remains of a Thor Missile Launch Pad at Polebrook, 20 May 2007.

The 351st Bomb Group at Polebrook, 1943. Courtesy of gunner17470

The 351st Bomb Group at Polebrook, April 1943 - May 1945. Courtesy of sabunome

The 351st Bomb Group at Polebrook. Courtesy of Mark KratzMC

Aerial footage of Polebrook, c. 2015. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

More aerial footage of Polebrook, c. 2017. Courtesy of Graham Butlin

Parent(s)/HQ Airfield(s):




Decoy Airfield(s):

Little Gidding

Storage Sub-Site(s):

Market HarboroughTempsfordWratting Common

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