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1944 (© 313th TCG, 9th USAAF)
RAF Folkingham airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for All Commands 12779/41, with smaller front windows to 343/43
Tower:
Demolished
Other Buildings:
Very few
History:
02/44 to 03/45, 29th, 47th, 48th and 49th Troop Carrier squadrons of the 313th Troop Carrier Group with C-47s and C-53s. The 313th TCG was transferred from the 12th USAAF in Sicily for operations on D-Day and Operation 'Market' with the 82nd Airborne Division. 313th TCG also received C-46 Commando transports before moving to France.
Airfield transferred to RAF Maintenance Command and used by RAF Regiment until closed in 1946.
12/59 to 08/63, RAF No. 223 Squadron with three Thor missile launch pads
RAF Folkingham airfield - 313th TCG -
RAF Folkingham airfield - 313th TCG -
Airfield:
Operational Troop Carrier Group
Opened:
02/1944
Closed:
/1946
Code:
FO
USAAF Station:
484
Runways:
3x - concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
2x - T2
County:
Lincolnshire
Location:
8 miles SE of Grantham
OS Ref:
TF049301
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RAF Folkingham airfield - 313th TCG -
RAF Folkingham airfield - 313th TCG -
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