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list of RAF Stations is a list of all current Royal Air Force stations, airfields, and administrative headquarters of the Royal Air Force.
Current MoD and RAF stations [ edit ]
United Kingdom [ edit ]
RAF Barkston Heath
Lincolnshire Home to Elements of No 3 Flying Training School (3FTS) .
Oxfordshire 28 and 78 Squadrons (Merlin HC3) and 33 and 230 Squadrons (Puma).
Northumberland Air Surveillance and Control Systems Force Command and 202 Squadron ('A' Flight with Sea Kings).
Brampton Camp RAF Wyton
Cambridgeshire Formerly part of the combined
RAF Brampton Wyton Henlow which has now been disbanded.
RAF Brize Norton
Oxfordshire Home to all fixed-wing transport aircraft (C-17, C-130, Voyager and TriStar).
Lincolnshire 3, 11, 29(R) Squadrons (Eurofighter Typhoon) and 41 (R) (Test and Evaluation Squadron) (Tornado GR4).
Shropshire Formerly DCAE Cosford and also home to
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford.
Lincolnshire Home to
RAF College Cranwell, HQ Air Cadets and Officers and Aircrew Selection Centre'.
Lincolnshire Tri-service command establishment (and also US tri-service presence) (Originally named RAF Scopwick).
RAF Donna Nook
Lincolnshire Bombing range.
North Yorkshire Radar and
Buckinghamshire Centre for recruit training and airmen's development training.
Bedfordshire Log & Pers supporting base
RAF High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire HQ Air Command.
Lincolnshire Bombing range.
Suffolk Used predominantly by the
RAF Kirton in Lindsey
Lincolnshire Accommodation unit for
RAF Scampton personnel
North Yorkshire 100 Squadron (Hawk T1) 90 Signals Unit.
North Yorkshire Flying training centre (1 FTS)
Moray XV Squadron (Tornado GR4.) 1, 2 and 6 Squadrons ( Eurofighter Typhoon)
Norfolk 9, 12 and 31 Squadrons (Tornado GR4).
Isle of Anglesey Relief landing ground.
London Home of
The Royal Squadron and the home of No. 63 (Field) Squadron The Queen's Colour Squadron of The RAF Regiment.
Hampshire 7, 18 and 27 Squadrons (Chinook HC2/2a/3/4/6) and
Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing.
RAF Pembrey Sands Air Weapons Range
Carmarthenshire Bombing range.
Lincolnshire Currently home to the
Red Arrows, Number 1 Air Control Centre and the 'RAF Mobile Meteorological Unit'.
Defence Helicopter Flying School.
Cumbria RAF and
NATO electronic warfare range.
RAF St Mawgan
Cornwall Home to the Defence Survival Training Organisation.
Nottinghamshire Volunteer Gliding Squadrons (air cadets).
Ross & Cromarty Bombing range.
North Yorkshire Relief landing ground.
Norfolk Remote station of Neatishead.
Isle of Anglesey Incorporates
Anglesey Airport. Fast jet training on Hawks (4 FTS) and 202 Sqn HQ (Sea King).
Lincolnshire Home to all E-3 Sentry, Sentinel R-1, MQ9-Reaper and RC-135 Air Seeker aircraft.
Oxfordshire Used as a dropzone for parachute training.
Cambridgeshire Various ground units. (Formerly Harriers.)
Merseyside Training station.
Cambridgeshire HQ Joint Force Intelligence Grp.
Outer Hebrides Formerly
RRH Staxton Wold
North Yorkshire Formerly
RAF Staxton Wold
Defence CBRN Centre, Winterbourne Gunner
Wiltshire Managed by
RAF Strike Command, formerly the Defence NBC Centre.
RAF stations occupied by the United States Air Force [ edit ]
RAF stations overseas [ edit ]
In 2013 the Royal Air Force established an air transport and refuelling hub in the United Arab Emirates.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Citations [ edit ]
Bibliography [ edit ]
Halley, James J.
The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1980. ISBN 0-85130-083-9.
Halley, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth, 1981-1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.
Jefford, C.G, MBE,BA ,RAF (Retd). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive Record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988. ISBN 1-84037-141-2. Rawlings, John.
Fighter Squadrons of the RAF and their Aircraft. London: Macdonald and Jane's Publishers Ltd., 1969 (second edition 1976). ISBN 0-354-01028-X.
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