Lat/Long N50.52.09/W03.57.43 USAAF Station 460 .Airfield Ident WK.
RUNWAYS: Concrete.09/27 1550 x 50 yds.03/21 1550 x 50 yds.
Used by the USAAF 9th AF from Oct 1943 to Feb 1944 , thereafter by RAF until closure in 1945. Site sold in December 1958 .
|Oct 43||USAAF.74 Service Grp
9th AF Service Cmd
|circa Feb 44|
|14-4-1944||4o6 Sqdn. (Det)||17 Sept 1944||Beaufighter VI,Mosquito XII/XX||To Colerne|
|April 1944||286 Sqdn. (Det)||?||Hurricane/Defiant|
|May 1944||415 Sqdn. (Det)||12-7-1944||Albacore||To Manston|
|Feb 43||10 Grp Comms Flt (Det)||Oct 43||unknown|
|mid 1944||161 Sqdn. (Det)||Sept 1944||Lysander||Special Duties|
|Jan 1945||Norwegian AF Flying School.||10-11-45||Harvard IIB,Oxford,Cornell
Norseman(Norseman Flight arr & dep May 1945)
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