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RAF Wyton was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire, 4 miles (6 kms) north-east from Huntingdon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It first opened in 1916 but reopened in 1936 as part of 2 Group. 139…

RAF Wymeswold was a Bomber Command training station located in Leicestershire, 4 miles (6 kms) north-east of Loughborough.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in April 1942 and was used by 28 Operational Training…

RAF Worksop was a Bomber Command training station located in Nottinghamshire, 3 miles (5 kms) north-east of Worksop.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in late 1943 and was used as a satellite station for RAF…

RAF Woolfox Lodge was a Bomber Command station located in Rutland, 5 miles (8 kms) north-west of Stamford.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt was initially a grass satellite ground and, in 1940, used by the Hampdens of…

RAF Woodhall Spa was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, immediately south of the town of the same name. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyThe station opened in February 1942 in 5 Group. It was initially…

RAF Wittering straddles the Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire boundary 2.5 miles (4 kms) south of Stamford. See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station was part of Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain and later used for night…

RAF Witchford was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire, 2 miles (3 kms) south-west from Ely.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in June 1943 as part of 3 Group. 196 Squadron arrived in July 1943…

RAF Wing was a Bomber Command training station located in Buckinghamshire, 4 miles (6 kms) west of Leighton Buzzard. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station was opened in November 1941 and in January 1942 it…

RAF Wigtown was located in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, 7 miles (11 kms) south of Newton Stewart.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt opened in 1941 as part of Training Command and used by 1 Air Observers School, later renamed 1 Advanced…

RAF Wigsley was a Bomber Command station located in Nottinghamshire, 8 miles (13 kms) west of Lincoln. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt opened in February 1942. 455 Squadron of 5 Group briefly operated Hampdens from…

RAF Weston Zoyland (also known as Westonzoyland) was located in Somerset, 4 miles (6 kms) south-east of Bridgwater.See all Archive items | Explore nearby The station opened in the 1920s and was used during the war primarily in an Army and…

RAF Westcott was a Bomber Command training station located in Buckinghamshire, 7 miles (11 kms) north-west of Aylesbury.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in September 1942 and 11 Operational Training Unit…

RAF West Raynham was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 5 miles (8 kms) south-west of Fakenham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in May 1939 as part of 2 Group, initially with grass runways. First…

RAF West Freugh was located in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland, 5 miles (8 kms) south-east of Stranraer.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt opened in 1937 as an armament training school. During the war the station housed 4 Bombing and Gunnery…

RAF Wellesbourne Mountford was a Bomber Command training station located in Warwickshire, 4 miles (6 kms) east of Stratford-upon-Avon. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station was opened in April 1941 when 22…

RAF Watton was a Bomber Command station located in Norfolk, 9 miles (14 kms) south-west of Dereham.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in 1939 as part of 2 Group and was initially used by 21 Squadron and 82…

RAF Wattisham was a Bomber Command station located in Suffolk 7 miles (12 kms) north-west of Ipswich. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in April 1939 in 2 Group. At the start of the war it was home to 107…

RAF Warboys was a Bomber Command station in Cambridgeshire 7 miles (11 kms) north-east of Huntingdon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby The station opened in August 1942 as part of 3 Group. 156 Squadron moved in with…

RAF Waddington was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, 3 miles (5 kms) south of Lincoln. See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearbyIt originally opened in 1916 and subsequently reopened in March 1937. By September…

RAF Uxbridge was located in the North London Borough of Hillingdon.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It opened as an RAF Station in 1918 and during the inter-war years was an RAF recruit training centre. From May 1936 to August 1939 Hillingdon…

RAF Upwood was a Bomber Command station located in Cambridgeshire 7 miles (11 kms) north of Huntingdon.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby Originally opened in 1916 RAF Upwood re-opened in 1937. In September 1939 it was…

RAF Upper Heyford was a Bomber Command training station located in Oxfordshire 5 miles (8 kms) north-west of Bicester.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It was originally opened in July 1918, closed in 1920 but re-opened…

RAF Upavon was located in Wiltshire, 8 miles (13 kms) south of Marlborough.See all Archive items | Explore nearbyIt originally opened in 1912 and from 1918 became the home of the RAF Central Flying School. The school moved out in 1926 but returned in…

RAF Twinwood Farm was located in Bedfordshire, 4 miles (6 kms) north of Bedford.See all Archive items | Explore nearby It was opened in 1941 and used by 51 Operational Training Unit training night-fighter aircrew with Beauforts, Blenheims,…

RAF Turweston was a Bomber Command training station located in Buckinghamshire, 9 miles (15 kms) north of Bicester.See all Archive items | See all wartime losses | Explore nearby It opened in November 1942 and initially used by 12 Operational…
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