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Wickenby

Major
Also known as: Lincoln / RAF Wickenby
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Aviation / Public road
Date: Opened September 1942
Current Use: Active
Used By: RAF / Civil
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Prominent People: Michael Bentine / Richard Dimbleby / Colin Tapley
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 01/09/2011):

  • 4th of May Remembrance Dronten Foundation
  • 626 Squadron
  • Flights for Life - aviation charity
  • Fulnetby Parish Council
  • Holton cum Beckering Parish Meeting
  • Snelland Parish Council
  • RAF Wickenby Memorial Collection
  • Rase Distribution Ltd
  • Thruster Air Services
  • The White Hart
  • Wickenby Aviation
  • Wickenby Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 12 Sqn

  • No 61 MU

  • No 92 MU

  • No 93 MU

  • No 109 Sqn

  • No 233 MU

  • No 626 Sqn

  • Fly365 Ltd
  • Links Air Touring Group

  • Wickenby Flying Club

001Hangar : B1 Type Aircraft Shed (Building 43) - 26 May 2008.png

B1 Type Aircraft Shed at Wickenby, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

002Blister Hangar - 26 May 2008.png

Blister hangar at Wickenby, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

003Runway 03:21. Looking north east from the un-named road that crosses the old airfield - 26 May 2008.png

Runway 03:21, looking north east from the un-named road that crosses the old airfield, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

004Gas Clothing & Respirator Store - 26 May 2008.png

Gas Clothing and Respirator Store at Wickenby, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

005Runway 03:21. Looking south west from the un-named road that crosses the old airfield - 26 May 2008.png

Runway 03:21, looking south west from the un-named road that crosses the old airfield, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

006Main Workshops - 26 May 2008.png

Main Workshops at Wickenby, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

007Taxiway at the east of the airfield. Looking north from the un-named road that crosses the old airfield - 26 May 2008.png

Taxiway at the east of the airfield, looking north from the un-named road that crosses the old airfield, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

008Main Stores - 26 May 2008.png

Main Stores building at Wickenby, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

009Hangar : T2 Type Aircraft Shed - 26 May 2008.png

T2 Type Aircraft Shed at Wickenby, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

010Looking south west across the airfield from the control tower - 3 May 2011.png

Looking south west across the airfield from the control tower, 3 May 2011. © Richard Flagg

011Runway 16:34. Looking north west from the un-named road that crosses the old airfield - 3 May 2011.png

Runway 16:34, looking north west from the un-named road that crosses the old airfield, 3 May 2011. © Richard Flagg

012Signal Square - 3 May 2011.png

Signal Square at Wickenby, 3 May 2011. © Richard Flagg

013Control Tower : Watch Office for Night Fighter Stations - 3 May 2011.png

Watch Office for Night Fighter Stations at Wickenby, 3 May 2011. © Richard Flagg

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The Battle Headquarters at Wickenby, 3 May 2011. © Richard Flagg

Footage of Wickenby, c. 2014. Courtesy of Dan Nelson

Parent(s)/HQ Airfields(s):

Swinderby

Bomber Command Base Station(s):

Binbrook / Ludford Magna / Swinderby

Decoy Airfield(s):

Rand

Maintenance Unit Sub-Site(s):

Balderton

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