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The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester visit Kings Cliffe 29th March 1943 (© 56FG via Peter Randall)
Kings Cliffe airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for Night Fighter stations FCW4514
Tower:
Derelict
Other Buildings:
Few, air raid shelters and dispersals near bridleway at west of airfield, close to Memorial
History:
Satellite to Wittering
Transferred to 8th USAAF January 1943, 01/43 to 04/43, 56th Fighter Group.
To RAF April 1943
To 8th USAAF August 1943, 08/43 to 10/45, 20th Fighter Group.
To RAF
History section completed soon...
RAF Kings Cliffe - 56th Fighter Group - 20th Fighter Group -
2002 (© Martyn Chorlton)
RAF Kings Cliffe - 56th Fighter Group - 20th Fighter Group -
Airfield:
Operational
Opened:
10/1941
Closed:
01/1959
ID Code:
KC
USAAF Station:
367
Runways:
3x - concrete
Hangars:
4x - Blister, 2x - T2, 8x - other
County:
Northamptonshire
Location:
12 miles W of Peterborough
OS Ref:
TL028978
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Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Kings Cliffe - 56th Fighter Group - 20th Fighter Group -
2002 (Above & below left, © Martyn Chorlton)
2002 (Above & below, © Damien Burke)
RAF Kings Cliffe - 56th Fighter Group - 20th Fighter Group -
2001 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Kings Cliffe - 56th Fighter Group - 20th Fighter Group -
RAF Kings Cliffe airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2003 - Kingscliffe - 20th Fighter Group - 56th Fighter Group -