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Also known as: Cakes & Ale Holiday Park / RAF Leiston / Theberton (unofficial local name) / Saxmundham / USAAF Station 373
County: Suffolk
Current Status: Farmland (main position) / Leisure activity / Public road
Date: November 1943 - 1946
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF / USAAF (main user)
Landing Surface Types: Paved
Aircraft Roles: Fighter

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

  • 357th Fighter Group 'Yoxford Boys'
  • Cakes & Ale
  • Leiston Library
  • Leiston-cum-Sizewell Town Council
  • The Friends of Leiston Airfield
  • Theberton & Eastbridge Parish Council

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 18 RC
  • 357th FG
  • 358th FG
  • 362nd FS
  • 363rd FS
  • 364th FS
  • 365th FS
  • 366th FS
  • 367th FS

Various clips of the 357th Fighter Group at Leiston. Courtesy of TH Turner

Various clips of the 357th Fighter Group at Leiston. Courtesy of Rebel Sumner

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