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2002 (© Robert Truman)
Full Sutton airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, airfield, industrial estate, prison
Tower Type:
Watch office for All Commands 12779/41, medium front windows to 343/43
Tower:
Demolished 2003
Other Buildings:
Very few, some on dispersed sites
History:
05/44 to 04/45, No.77 Sqn moved here from Elvington, losing 95 Halifaxes during the war. Post-war transferred to Transport Command with Dakotas before moving to Broadwell 8/45.
11/45 to 04/46, No.231 Sqn formed here with Lancastrian transports.
Station then on care and maintenance with some flying activity.
04/59 to /1963, No.102 Sqn Thor missile unit.
RAF Station
Airfield:
Operational Bomber
Opened:
5/1944
Closed:
/1963
Pundit Code:
FS
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
1x - B1, 2x - T2
County:
North Yorkshire
Location:
8 miles E of York
OS Ref:
SE745545
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2002 (© Robert Truman)
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