RAF Middleton St George [concept]

Title

RAF Middleton St George [concept]

Description

RAF Middleton St George was in County Durham, six miles east of Darlington. Construction began in 1939, concrete runways were laid in 1940 and the first squadron arrived in April 1941. It became a Royal Canadian Air Force station in October 1942 and it was operational until April 1945. The station closed in 1964 when it became Durham Tees Valley International Airport.
It was home to: 76 Squadron, 78 Squadron 419 Squadron, 420 Squadron, 428 Squadron.
Aircraft flown included: Whitley, Wellington, Halifax and Lancaster.
Wartime losses: 1190

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

Trevor Hardcastle

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Citation

“RAF Middleton St George [concept],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 24, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6455.

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