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1999 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Finmere airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, Sunday market
Tower Type:
Watch Office for Bomber Stations and OTU's 13726/41, small front windows to 15683/41
Tower:
In 2001 a ruined shell, can be viewed fairly closely during the Sunday market
Other Buildings:
Hangars remain in use for industry, runways and a few buildings on dispersed sites, pillboxes in woods.
History:
Opened as satellite to Bicester. Transferred to No. 9 Group Fighter Command in June 1943 with 13 Operational Training Unit flying Mosquitos and Bostons until March 1945.
RAF Finmere airfield
RAF Finmere airfield
Airfield:
OTU
Opened:
08/1942
Closed:
07/1945
ID Code:
FI
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete
Hangars:
1x - B1, 1x - T2
County:
Buckinghamshire
Location:
3-1/2 miles W of Buckingham
OS Ref:
SP642322
Links:
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Photographs © copyright Robert Truman
RAF Finmere airfield
1999
RAF Finmere airfield
RAF Finmere airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2006 - Finmere -