WEST RAYNHAM

County

Pundit Code

Norfolk

WR

General Information

Facilities

Opened

May 1939

Runways

3 Concrete/Tarmac

Closed

Currently in use by Royal Air Force

Hangers

4 – Type C

Elevation

262

feet

 

 

Contractor

Various

 

 

Squadrons and Units

Sqn/Unit

Group

From

To

Aircraft

101 Sqn

2 GP

09/05/39

06/07/41

Blenheim I, IV, Wellington I

90 Sqn

6 GP

11/09/39

14/09/39

Blenheim IV, Fortress I

 

 

15/05/41

30/08/41

 

76 Sqn

2 GP

30/04/40

20/05/40

Anson, Hampden

139 Sqn

2 GP

30/05/40

10/06/40

Blenheim IV

18 Sqn

2 GP

12/06/40

09/09/40

Blenheim IV, V

 

 

24/08/42

11/11/42

 

114 Sqn

2 GP

06/07/41

13/11/42

Blenheim IV, V

98 Sqn

2 GP

12/09/42

15/10/42

Mitchell II

180 Sqn

2 GP

13/09/42

19/10/42

Mitchell II

342 Sqn

2 GP

07/04/43

15/05/43

Boston IIIa

141 Sqn

100 GP

04/12/43

03/07/45

Mosquito II, VI, XXX, Beaufighter IF

Points of Interest

Opened as full station status May 1939

Station Memorial

Unknown