|Near Selfoss, Iceland|
A Lockheed Hudson of No. 269 Squadron prepares to take off on a patrol over the North Atlantic from RAF Kaldadarnes.
|Type||Royal Air Force Station|
|Operator||Royal Air Force|
|Battles/wars||Second World War|
|Sqn||Aircraft||Joined||Departed||From → To||Notes|
|48||Lockheed Hudson V & III||6 January 1942||23 September 1942||RAF Wick → RAF Sumburgh||Detachment only.|
|98||Fairey Battle V
Hawker Hurricane I
|31 July 1940||15 July 1941||RAF Gatwick → DB||Last Squadron move prior to being disbanded.|
|269||Avro Anson I
Lockheed Hudson I & III
|April 1940||6 March 1943||RAF Wick → RAF Reykjavik||Detachment initially prior to Squadron move.|
After the cessation of hostilities of the Second World War the British Government handed the airfield over to the Icelandic Civil Aviation Authority and it was used for a short while until it was closed. It is now in ruins with the decaying runways, perimeter track, dispersals and site of some of the buildings still visible on satellite images in 2018.
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- Jefford, C G (2001). R.A.F Squadrons, A comprehensive record of the movement and equipment of all RAF squadrons and their antecedents since 1912. UK: Airlife Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-84037-141-2.
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