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1955 (© Graham Greaves)
Rufforth airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, airfield, industry
Tower Type:
Bomber Satellite Watch Office, 7345/41, 13079/41
Tower:
Now in use as site office
Other Buildings:
Very few
History:
Station history. Station closed 06/07/1959, then used as a relief landing ground by Linton-on-Ouse's Piston Provosts and from 1961 the Jet Provost. In 1969 Chipmunks and Bulldogs from Church Fenton until final RAF airfield closure 11/1974.
RAF Rufforth airfield
Control tower seen here with the timber VCR added in the 1960s 1981 (© Paul Francis)
2002 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Rufforth airfield
Airfield:
Operational Bomber
Opened:
/1943
Closed:
06/07/1959
ID Code:
RU
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - tarmac
Hangars:
1x - B1, 2x - T2
County:
North Yorkshire
Location:
3 miles W of York
OS Ref:
SE535505
Links:
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Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Rufforth airfield
1971 (© John Duff)
RAF Rufforth airfield
2002 (© Robert Truman)
RAF Rufforth airfield control tower
2011 (© Chris Wierzbianski)
RAF Rufforth airfield control tower
RAF Rufforth airfield control tower - www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2002 - Rufforth -
- Rufforth control tower - updated 28/04/2017 -