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No. 242 Squadron Avro Yorks at Oakington c.1947 (© R.C.B. Ashworth via Aldon Ferguson )
RAF Oakington airfield control tower
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, housing.
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Met Section 5845/39 (brick) with 5871c/55 VCR
Tower:
Demolished
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
RAF Oakington airfield control tower
1961 (© Ron Parris)
Another hard day in air traffic control... 1961 (© Ron Parris)
Local and approach control 1961 (© Ron Parris)
RAF Oakington airfield control tower
Airfield:
Operational Bomber
Opened:
/1940
Closed:
/1999
Code:
OA
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
1x - B1, 2x - J Type, 2x - T2
County:
Cambridgeshire
Location:
5 miles NW of Cambridge
OS Ref:
TL412654
©:
All photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Oakington airfield control tower
Oakington 1960 (© Barry Lafberry)
Oakington MT 1960 (© Barry Lafberry)
Royal Land Rover '55 AA 89' 1960 (© Barry Lafberry)
Sick Quarters 1960 (© Barry Lafberry)
1969 (© Aldon P. Ferguson)
RAF Oakington airfield control tower
1991 (© Ben Adlington)
RAF Oakington airfield control tower
1977 (© Paul Francis)
RAF Oakington airfield control tower
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