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Spilsby Market Place 1943 (© via Lincs Aviation Heritage Centre)
RAF Spilsby airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office for All Commands 12779/41, medium windows to 343/43
Tower:
Demolished
Other Buildings:
Very few
History:
10/43 to 07/45, No. 207 Squadron, No 5 Group, Bomber Command with Avro Lancasters.
09/44 to 07/45, 44 Squadron also with Lancasters.
Final operation for both Squadrons was to Berchtesgarden 25/04/45.
Station then used by No 2 Armament Practice School until closure 11/46. Station then on Care and Maintenance.
Re-opened for USAF maintenance and stores supply for East Kirkby.
RAF Spilsby airfield
Operations Block
Hangar
RAF Spilsby airfield
Airfield:
Operational Bomber
Opened:
09/1943 (closed 11/46)
Closed:
Re-opened 06/55 to 03/1958
ID Code:
SL
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete
Hangars:
1x - B1, 2x - T2
County:
Lincolnshire
Location:
3 miles E of Spilsby
OS Ref:
TF450645
Links:
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Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Spilsby airfield


2002
(© Robert Truman)
RAF Spilsby airfield
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