united kingdom Humberside / Kirmington

Humberside, England
united kingdom

6.4287 Elsham, England
23.3 99 BCAM Cleethorpes, England
29.1179EGNW Wickenby, England
29.6317 Eight Acre Lake, England
33.6267EGCF Sandtoft, England
34.0349EGXV RAF Leconfield, England

1942 to present

53 34 28 secs N - 0 21 3 secs W
10nm W Grimsby
Elevation: 121 feet

Opened in 1942 as a bomber base as part of RAF 1 Group. Traces of the third runway are still visible but it has been dug up and returned to fields. An important base for supporting the North Sea hydrocarbon fields, with flights operated by CHC Scotia.
As a result of the UKSRR SAR service main contract award from Apr 2015, Bristow has been building new SAR facilities due to transition here from 202 Squadron E Flt Sea Kings (from the RAF Leconfield site), on 1 Apr 2015.

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2015/nowHumberside sectors-92 Helibus 2015/now

News about this location :

CHC Wins Contract for Hornsea Wind Farm, 20-Sep-17 : CHC, with Uni-Fly as a sub-contractor, wins 6-year contract to operate AW139 and AW169 from Humberside to support the first phase of DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm

500th SAR Mission for Humberside S-92, 14-Jun-17 : Humberside’s HM Coastguard S-92 SAR helicopter completed its 500th mission milestone since the service became a civilian operation, operated by Bristow in April 2015

Bristow Launched UK Civilian SAR Helicopter Service, 26-Feb-15 : The launch of the civilian UK search and rescue (SAR) helicopter service was marked February 26, 2015 in a ceremony held at the new SAR base at Humberside Airport.

New SAR base at Humberside Airport, 30-Jun-14 : A traditional topping out ceremony has taken place to mark the construction of the new Search and Rescue helicopter base at Humberside Airport reaching its full height.

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By Date | By Serial

2002-jun-01 SA365N2 Dauphin 2G-BTEU
2005-feb-18 SA365N2 Dauphin 2G-BTEU
2005-apr-10 AS332L Super PumaG-PUME
2005-dec-20 206B-2 Jet RangerG-RAMY
2006-jan-01 MD902 ExplorerG-HPOL
2006-jun-25 EC135T2G-SURY
2007-jan-22 SA365N2 Dauphin 2G-BTEU
2008-sep-18 S-61N Mk.IIG-BCLD
2009-jan-23 BristowS-61N Mk.IIG-BCLD
2011-apr-19 AW139G-SNSA
2011-jun-12 S-76CG-CGOU
2011-dec-03 S-76CG-CGOU
2011-dec-05 Sea King HAR.3ZE370 / T
2012-jul BristowS-76CG-CGOU
2014-jul-08 BE NHVEC155B1OO-NSH
2015-jan-08 BristowAW139G-CHBY
2015-jan-10 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGE
2015-jan-11 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGD
2015-apr-18 AW139G-SNSA
2015-jun-14 Bond Aviation GroupAW139G-VINB
2015-jun-28 CHC ScotiaAW139G-SNSA
2015-jul-13 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGH
2015-jul-15 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGE
2015-oct-20 AW139PH-EUG
2015-nov-02 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGE
2015-nov-16 HM CoastguardS-92AG-MCGH

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