RAF Woodbridge [entry point]

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RAF Woodbridge [entry point]

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RAF Woodbridge was located in in Suffolk, 10 miles (16 kms) east of Ipswich.

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It opened in November 1943 and was one of three emergency landing stations, designed to be used by damaged returning aircraft, many of which were from Bomber Command. It was equipped with the FIDO fog dispersal system and its single runway was was almost one and three-quarter miles long (2.7 km) and 250 yards (230 m) wide. Over 4,000 damaged aircraft landed at Woodbridge during the war.

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“RAF Woodbridge [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 22, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6500.

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