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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.
1970 (© Adrian Morris)
RAF Station
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
Links:
©:
All photograhs © as stated
1970 (© Adrian Morris)
airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2003