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1988 (© Brian Bridges via Peter Dorward)
RAF Chipping Norton airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for Bomber Stations and OTU's 13726/41 built 1941/42
Tower:
Demolished
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
07/40 to 02/41, Relief Landing Ground used by No.15 Service Flying Training School with Harvards and Oxfords from Middle Wallop, moved to Kidlington.
11/40 to 12/45, No.6 SFTS with Oxfords, renamed No.6 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit 01/04/42.
1941/42, Airfield rebuilt with new Watch Office, buildings, hangars and runways.
RAF Chipping Norton airfield
2002 (© Steve Ralls)
RAF Chipping Norton airfield
Airfield:
RLG, Satellite training station
Opened:
/1940
Closed:
/1945
Code:
CN
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - Grass then 2x - Sommerfield track
Hangars:
2x - Bellman, 10x - Blister
County:
Oxfordshire
Location:
1-1/2 miles SE of Chipping Norton
OS Ref:
SP325253
Links:
Pete Dorward's website: WW2 Airfields of Oxfordshire
©:
All photographs copyright © as stated
RAF Chipping Norton airfield
The remains of the control tower 2008 (© Richard Drew)
RAF Chipping Norton airfield
1982 (© Ian Woodward)
RAF Chipping Norton airfield - 6 SFTS - 15 SFTS - 6 (P)AFU -
RAF Chipping Norton airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2007 - Chipping Norton -