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  • united kingdom Beccles Airfield

    Beccles, Suffolk, England

    United Kingdom





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    8.4057 Brooke Marine, England
    8.6056 Lowestoft, North Quay, England
    10.2065 Lowestoft, Outer Harbour, England
    15.0270 Flixton, England
    15.4025EGD84 Great Yarmouth JPU Hospital, England
    16.0301EGSJ Seething, England



    1943 to present

    52° 26' 7'' N - 1° 37' 6'' E
    2nm SE of Beccles
    ICAO: EGSMIATA:
    Elevation: 80 feet




    History of this Location


    Opened originally in 1943 for USAAF but by Aug 1944 was part of RAF 16 Group, Coastal Command before it closed to military flying in Nov 1945.

    Re-opened in 1965 to serve the (mostly) gas rigs of the southern North Sea, operations were moved to Norwich in the 1990s. It is now a General Aviation base.

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    List of aircraft and events at Beccles

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    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    1982-oct-10 British Airways Helicopters WG.30 G-BIWY
    1990-mar-30 RN HAS.2 XZ248
    1990-mar-30 BIH S61N.MK2 G-AYOY
    1990-mar-30 BIH S61N.MK2 G-BFFK
    2015-feb-18 HM Coastguard AW139 G-CIJX
    2015-oct-29 HM Coastguard AW139 G-CIJW
    2019-may-28 AS365N3 G-MFLT
    2020-mar-06 EC155B1 G-LCPX



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