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RAF Kemble is located across the Wiltshire – Gloucestershire border, 5 miles (8 kms) south-west of Cirencester.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in 1938. During the war it was used by 5 Maintenance Unit and the Overseas…

RAF Kenley was located in Surrey, 5 miles (8 kms) south of Croydon.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was originally opened in 1917. The station was in Fighter Command throughout World War Two and in 1940 it played a major frontline…

RAF Kimbolton is located in Cambridgeshire, 8 miles (13 kms) west of Huntingdon. See all Archive items | Explore nearby It was opened in 1942 and used for the rest of the war by the Eighth United States Army Air Force with B-17s. Refinements: …

RAF Lichfield was a Bomber Command training station located in Staffordshire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Lichfield.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in August 1940. 27 Operational Training Unit was formed…

RAF Little Rissington was located on the Oxfordshire – Gloucestershire Border, 4 miles (7 kms) south of Stow-on-the-Wold.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in 1938 and during the war was home to 6 Service Flying…

RAF Little Staughton was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire, 4 miles (7 kms) west of St. Neots.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was opened in September 1942 and allocated initially to the United…

RAF Llandwrog was located in Gwynedd in Wales, 4 miles (6 kms) south-west of Caernarfon.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in January 1941 and was used to train air gunners, wireless operators and navigators for Bomber Command…

RAF Inver (also known as Tain) was located in the county of Ross in Scotland, on the southern shore of Dornoch Firth, midway between Tain and Inver.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was built on the site of the pre-war range at…

RAF Madley was located in Herefordshire, 6 miles (10 kms) south-west of Hereford.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in August 1941. It was primarily utilised by 4 Signals School, later re-named 4 Radio School, to train…

RAF Market Harborough was a Bomber Command training station located in Leicestershire, 2 miles (3.5 kms) north-west of Market Harborough.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1943 and used until June 1945 by 14…

RAF Mauripur was located in what is now Pakistan, 4 miles (6 kms) north-west of Karachi. Prior to independence and partition in 1947 RAF Mauripur was in British India.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in 1942 and primarily…

RAF Mona is located on the Island of Anglesey off the North Wales coast.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was originally used for airships for the Royal Naval Air Service during World War One. It was re-opened by the RAF in 1942 and…

RAF Morpeth (also known as Tranwell) was located in Tyne and Wear, 12 miles (19 kms) north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in April 1942 and until December 1944 was home to 4 Air Gunnery School…

RAF Netheravon was a training station located in Wiltshire on Salisbury Plain.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was first used in 1913 as a Royal Flying Corps airfield and is currently still a grass airfield, now…

RAF Newton was a Bomber Command station located in Nottinghamshire, 7 miles (12 kms) east of Nottingham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in June 1940 as part of 1 Group. 103 Squadron and 150 Squadron both…

RAF North Coates was located in Lincolnshire, 6 miles (10 kms) south-east of Cleethorpes.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It was originally opened during World War One and in February 1940 it came under Coastal Command for the rest of the war.…

RAF North Weald is located in Essex, 2 miles (4 kms) north-east of Epping.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was opened in 1916. The station was in Fighter Command throughout World War Two and in 1940 it played a major frontline role…

RAF Nuthampstead was located straddling the Hertfordshire–Essex border, 5 miles (8 kms) south-east of Royston.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in 1943 for use by the Eighth United States Army Air Force. From September 1943…

RAF Nutts Corner was located in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, 9 miles (15 kms) north-west of Belfast.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It began life as a civil airfield in the 1930s. During the war it was taken over by RAF Coastal Command…

RAF Oakley was a Bomber Command training station located in Buckinghamshire, 7 miles (11 kms) north-east of Oxford.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1942 and was used as a satellite station for the…

RAF Ossington was a Bomber Command training station located in Nottinghamshire, 8 miles (13 kms) north-west of Newark.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in January 1942 and was initially home to 14 (Pilot)…

RAF Oulton was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 3 miles (5 kms) west of Aylsham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened as part of 2 Group in August 1940. The station was initially used by 114 Squadron…

RAF Ouston was located in Northumberland 10 miles (16) kms north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in March 1941 and formed part of Fighter Command for the rest of the war. Hurricane and Spitfire…

RAF Paignton was located in Paignton, Devon and comprised hotels and other buildings requisitioned and used by the RAF.See all Archive items | Explore nearby 2 Initial Training Wing (ITW) was formed at RAF Paignton in the first half of 1940 but…

RAF Peplow (also known as Child’s Ercall) was a Bomber Command training station located in Shropshire, 12 miles (20 kms) north-east of Shrewsbury.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was opened in 1941 as RAF…
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