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c.1975 (© via Paul Francis)
RAF Cottam airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for Bomber Satellite and OTU Satellites 13726/41, modified small front windows to 15683/41
Tower:
Demolished 1980
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
9/39, Hilltop site first opened as a Satellite to Driffield. Developed as a Bomber airfield and ready for use 9/40. Due to bad weather conditions not actually used as an airfield and no flying units were based here.
91 Maintenance Unit later used the runways for bomb storage.
RAF Cottam airfield
1970 (© Adrian Morris)
RAF Cottam airfield
Airfield:
Flying Training
Opened:
9/1939
Reopened:
/1945
ID Code:
CM
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3 concrete and wood chips
Hangars:
1-
County:
Yorkshire
Location:
5 miles N of Driffield
OS Ref:
SE995644
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RAF Cottam airfield
1970 (© Adrian Morris)
RAF Cottam airfield
airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2003