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1972 (© Barry H. Abraham)
RAF 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:
05/1944 to 04/1945, No.77 Squadron moved here from Elvington, losing 95 Halifax bombers during the war. Post-war transferred to Transport Command with Dakotas before moving to Broadwell 08/1945.
11/1945 to 04/1946, No.231 Squadron formed here with Lancastrian transports.
Station then on care and maintenance with some flying activity.
04/1959 to /1963, No.102 Squadron Thor missile unit.
RAF Full Sutton airfield
2002 (© Robert Truman)
2002 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Full Sutton airfield
Airfield:
Operational Bomber
Opened:
05/1944
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
Links:
©:
Photographs © copyright Robert Truman
RAF Full Sutton airfield
2002 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Full Sutton airfield
2002 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Full Sutton airfield
RAF Full Sutton airfield and control tower - www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2002 -
- Full Sutton - updated 10/09/2018 -