Royal Flying Corps airfields

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A list of Airfields of the Royal Flying Corps:

United Kingdom

Name From To Current County Country Current use
RFC Andover August 1917 1 April 1918 Hampshire England British Army Headquarters
Beddington Aerodrome January 1916 1 April 1918 Greater London England Housing
Catterick Airfield September 1914 1 April 1918 North Yorkshire England Marne Barracks
Chingford December 1914 1 April 1918 Greater London England Reservoir
RFC Farnborough 1 April 1918 Hampshire England Farnborough Airport
Hainault Farm October 1914 1 April 1918 Greater London England Farmland
RFC Halton 1917 1 April 1918 Buckinghamshire England RAF Halton
RFC Goldington October 1916 1 April 1918 Bedfordshire England Housing
Harrietsham  ?
RFC Hendon Greater London England RAF Museum & Housing
RFC Hooton Park 1917 1 April 1918 Cheshire England Museum & Industry
Sutton's Farm 3 October 1915 1 April 1918 Greater London England Open land
Kenley 1917 Greater London England RAF Kenley
RFC Joyce Green Kent England Open land
Leadenham September 1916 1 April 1918 Lincolnshire England
Leavesdon  ?
Martlesham Heath October 1916 1 April 1918 Suffolk England Housing
Montrose Air Station December 1913 1 April 1918 Angus Scotland
Netheravon 16 June 1913 1 April 1918 Wiltshire England AAC Netheravon
North Weald August 1916 1 April 1918 Essex England North Weald Airfield
Northolt 1 March 1915 1 April 1918 Greater London England RAF Northolt
RFC Ford Farm/RFC Old Sarum August 1917 1 April 1918 Wiltshire England Old Sarum Airfield
Radlett  ?
RFC Rochford 1914
4 June 1916
May 1915
1 April 1918
Essex England London Southend Airport
Stag Lane Aerodrome December 1915 1 April 1918 Greater London England Housing
Throwley Aerodrome October 1916 1 April 1918 Kent England Farmland
RFC Upavon 19 June 1912 Wiltshire England Trenchard Lines
Waddon Aerodrome 1918 1918 Greater London England Housing

France

  • St Leger
  • Sombrin (Vaulx Vraucourt)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cross & Cockade Vol 4 No 3 1973 pp114-117 and papers of Lt H Rhodes (12 Squadron)