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Upper Heyford

Major
Also known as: Heyford / Heyford Park / RAF Upper Heyford / Upper Heyford Aerodrome
County: Oxfordshire
Current Status: Industry
Date: 1918 - 1993
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAF
Landing Surface Types: Unpaved, later paved

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

  • 2BScientific Ltd
  • Active Media Business Solutions Ltd
  • Advanced Paypoint Solutions
  • Allan Consulting Engineers
  • AMS Insurance Services Ltd
  • Ardley with Fewcott Parish Council
  • Automotive Marketing Services Ltd
  • BAMD Ltd
  • Baumhaus Ltd
  • Bound Biographies
  • Butler & Young Ltd
  • CAE Accommodation
  • Cherwell Innovation Centre
  • Coleman Architecture Ltd
  • Construction Safety Solutions Ltd
  • David Wood Consulting Ltd
  • Dorchester Settlements Ltd
  • Dot Com Couriers Ltd
  • Dovey Accountancy Services Ltd
  • EcoScape UK Ltd
  • Equitalk.co.uk Ltd
  • Eurofinance
  • Everest Biotech Ltd
  • Fineapply Water Treatment Equipment
  • Footprint Business Coaching Ltd
  • Global Economic Research Ltd
  • Glyko Inc
  • Hatched Brands
  • Hedges Consultants Ltd
  • Heyford Park Free School
  • Heyford Park Management Company
  • Heyford Park Residents & Community Development Association
  • HIT Training Ltd
  • Inhealth
  • Insight Training Solutions
  • Insignia Public Relations Limited
  • Integration Technology Ltd
  • Jamie Briggs Removals & Storage Ltd
  • John Henderson Consultants Ltd
  • Johnson Vehicle Solutions Ltd
  • KDPR Ltd
  • Kingsground Narrowboats
  • Kirthall Ltd
  • LaundryQuip
  • Lavendon Access Services (UK) LTD
  • Ldpart Ltd
  • Molectron Europe Ltd
  • Nationwide Access Ltd
  • NGM Ltd
  • Nick Cox Architects
  • Ocuity Limited 
  • Optovate Ltd
  • Oxford Innovation Ltd
  • Oxford Technical Solutions
  • Paragon Fleet Solutions Ltd
  • Passion For Food Ltd
  • Paul Baines Architects
  • Phrontis Limited
  • pitEquip.com
  • Prime Body Fitness Ltd
  • Protyre Heyford Tyres 
  • Psyoxus Therapeutics
  • PTP Limited
  • Quarandos Ltd
  • Raisbeck PR Ltd 
  • Ranik Ltd
  • Rideo Systems Ltd
  • RNB Couriers Ltd 
  • Sayer Publications Ltd
  • Silhouette Fulfillment Ltd
  • Solutions 4 Feet Ltd
  • Somerton Parish Council
  • Spire Signs Ltd
  • Steelweld UK
  • Stormin Ideas Ltd
  • Supporta Datacare
  • Talacom Ltd
  • Thames Crane Services Ltd
  • The Chapel, Heyford Park
  • The Green Bedding Company Ltd
  • The Millennium Tapestry Company Ltd
  • The Orange Group Ltd
  • Top Line Management Ltd
  • Transense Technologies Plc
  • Tuffnells Parcels Express Ltd
  • U Drive Cars
  • Up N Over Agility Dog Training Club
  • Upper Heyford Parish Council
  • Versantus IT Services Ltd
  • Williamson Chiropractic Ltd
  • Windover Ltd
  • Xpression Event Solutions Ltd
  • Yes Dining Ltd
  • Zeta Compliance Trustees Ltd
  • Zigma Consultancy Ltd

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 1 Parachute Glider and Training School

  • No 1 Parachute Training School
  • No 2 Sqn Canadian Air Force
  • No 5 Gp Pool

  • No 7 Sqn

  • No 10 Sqn

  • No 16 OTU

  • No 18 Sqn

  • 20th Tactical Fighter Wing

  • No 33 Sqn

  • No 34 Sqn

  • No 40 Sqn

  • No 57 Sqn

  • No 58 Sqn

  • 66th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing
  • No 70 (Bomber) Wing
  • No 76 Sqn

  • No 81 Sqn
  • No 89 Sqn
  • No 94 Sqn
  • No 99 Sqn

  • No 105 Sqn

  • No 108 Sqn

  • No 109 Sqn
  • No 113 Sqn

  • No 122 Sqn
  • No 123 Sqn
  • No 157 Sqn
  • No 158 Sqn
  • No 215 Sqn

  • No 218 Sqn

  • No 226 Sqn

  • No 233 Sqn
  • No 1473 (Special Duties) Flight

  • No 1505 BAT Flight

  • No 1523 BAT Flight
  • No 1655 Mosquito Training Unit

  • No 2738 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • 3918th ABG

  • 7509th ABS

  • 7514th Combat Support Group

  • Experimental Section, Navigation Synthetic Training Development Unit

  • Long Range Development Unit

  • Oxford UAS
  • Transport Command Parachute Servicing Unit

  • Upper Heyford Chapter SAC Aero Club

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Looking south across the western end of the airfield, 6 June 1998. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Looking south across the centre of the airfield, 6 June 1998. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Looking south across the eastern end of the airfield, 6 June 1998. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Looking south-west across the airfield, 6 June 1998. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Looking south-west across the north-west corner of the airfield, 6 June 1998. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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Hardened aircraft shelters and dispersals, 6 June 1998. Photograph copyright © 2016 Nick Challoner, all rights reserved, www.challoner.com

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The Christmas Day menu from Upper Heyford, 1942. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Banks

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The Christmas schedule at Upper Heyford, 1942. Courtesy of New Zealand Bomber Command Association/Banks

Toy mending at Upper Heyford, 1958. Courtesy of British Pathé

General Dynamics F-111s at Upper Heyford, 1992. Courtesy of seafurysmithpics

BBC News report on the Restore Heritage Storage Scheme at Upper Heyford. Courtesy of Restore Document Management

Footage of Upper Heyford. Courtesy of LEON

The Water Tower at Upper Heyford. Courtesy of That's TV South Midlands

The story of Upper Heyford. Courtesy of That's TV South Midlands


Footage of Upper Heyford. Courtesy of Forces TV

Aerial footage of Upper Heyford. Courtesy of The Hampshire Flyer

Aerial footage of Upper Heyford. Courtesy of The Hampshire Flyer

Hangar doors opening at Upper Heyford. Courtesy of Matthew Skinner

Satellite(s):

Weston-on-the-Green

Decoy Airfield(s):

Otmoor

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