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Knettishall

Major
Also known as: Coney Weston / RAF Knettishall / USAAF Station 136
County: Suffolk
Current Status: Aviation / Farmland (main position) / Public road
Date: 6 January 1943 (Care and Maintenance) - 1957; subsequent limited flying to present
Current Use: Limited flying
Used By: Civil (limited flying) / USAAF (main user)
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Bomber (main role) / General aviation (limited flying)

The following organisations are either based at, use and/or have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 01/07/2013):

  • 388th Bomb Group
  • 388th Bomb Group (Heavy) Association
  • Bury Model Flying Club
  • Coney Weston Local History Group
  • Coney Weston Parish Council
  • Hopton cum Knettishall Parish Council

The following alternative information/mass media sources have at least potentially significant connections with the airfield (as at 30/11/2018):

  • Coney Weston Village Website
  • Hopton cum Knettishall

Main unit(s) present:

  • 388th BG
  • 560th BS
  • 561st BS
  • 562nd BS
  • 563rd BS
  • Fersfield Flying Group
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Remains of a runway at Knettishall, 14 November 2008.

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