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Sutton Bridge

Major
Also known as: RAF Sutton Bridge / Sutton Bridge Aerodrome
County: Lincolnshire
Current Status: Potato research / Power station
Date: September 1926 - 1 November 1957
Current Use: Disused
Used By: RAF

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

  • Potato Council
  • St Matthew's Church, Sutton Bridge
  • Sutton Bridge & Wingland Parish Council 
  • Sutton Bridge Power Station

Main unit(s) present:

  • No 2 FIS (Advanced)
  • No 3 ATC
  • No 3 ATS
  • No 6 FTS
  • No 6 OTU
  • No 7 FTS
  • No 7 (P) AFU
  • No 7 SFTS
  • No 10 FTS
  • No 11 FTS
  • No 12 Gp TT Flight
  • No 16 (Polish) SFTS
  • No 56 OTU
  • No 58 MU
  • No 64 Sqn
  • No 73 Sqn
  • No 254 Sqn
  • No 264 Sqn
  • No 266 Sqn
  • No 401 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 402 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 404 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 407 (Fleet Fighter) Flight
  • No 613 Sqn
  • No 800 Sqn
  • No 801 Sqn
  • No 802 Sqn
  • No 803 Sqn
  • No 2750 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • No 2884 Sqn RAF Regiment
  • Central Gunnery School
  • Gunnery Leaders Wing
  • Pilots Gunnery Instructors Training Wing
  • RAF Practice Camp, Sutton Bridge
  • Recruit Sub-Depot
  • Towed Target Flight, Sutton Bridge
001Taxiway at the north east of the airfield. Looking south from Chalk Lane - 26 May 2008.png

Taxiway at the north east of the airfield, looking south from Chalk Lane, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

002Taxiway at the north east of the airfield. Looking south west from Chalk Lane - 26 May 2008.png

Taxiway at the north east of the airfield, looking south west from Chalk Lane, 26 May 2008. © Richard Flagg

003Handcraft Hut - 27 July 2008.png

Handcraft Hut at Sutton Bridge, 27 July 2008. © Richard Flagg

004Looking west across the airfield - 27 July 2008.png

Looking west across the airfield, 27 July 2008. © Richard Flagg

005Hangar : Bellman Type Aircraft Shed - 12 January 2012.png

A Bellman Type aircraft shed at Sutton Bridge, 12 January 2012. © Richard Flagg

006Pre-War Civil Aircraft Shed - 12 January 2012.png

Pre-War Civil Aircraft Shed at Sutton Bridge, 12 January 2012. © Richard Flagg

007Borehole Pump House - 14 April 2013.png

Borehole Pump House at Sutton Bridge, 14 April 2013. © Richard Flagg

Decoy Airfield(s):

Terrington Marsh

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