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Lakenheath, England
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1941 to present

52° 24' 29.87'' N - 0° 33' 24.00'' E
Suffolk, England.
ICAO: EGULIATA: LKZ
Elevation: 32 feet



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List of units at RAF Lakenheath

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YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
normal: Unit no longer at this base
2015/18US 57th ARRSS-55 H-19
2006/18US 56th RQSS-70 H-60 1992/   




News about this location


USAFE Pave Hawks Relocates to Aviano, 15-May-18 : US Air Force Europe rescue squadrons, the 56th RQS flying the HH-60G Pave Hawk with their PJ associate unit 57th RQS moved from RAF Lakenheath to Aviano, Italy as announced in November 2015

57th Rescue Squadron named RQS of the year, 12-Oct-16 : The 57th Rescue Squadron has been named the ‘2015-2016 Rescue Squadron of the Year’ by the “That Others May Live” Foundation

USAF PJs in CSAR Demo at RAF Lakenheath, 22-Apr-16 : RAF Lakenheath new drop zone was the scenario for USAF 48th Security Forces Squadron, the 56th and 57th Rescue Squadron showcasing pararescuemen (PJs) in a CSAR demonstration from Pave Hawk helicopter

USAF Lakenheath Squadrons to Relocate to Aviano, 05-Nov-15 : U.S. Air Force announced that 56th and 57th Rescue Squadrons (RQS), 5 HH-60G and PJs respectively totalling 350 personnel, from RAF Lakenheath, UK are relocating to Aviano Air Base, Italy in 2017

USAF Pave Hawks Training with RAF Tornados, 13-Mar-15 : 31 Squadron RAF exchange pilots train in combat search and rescue (CSAR), and specifically the role of the RAF Tornado GR-4 in on-scene command, with RAF Lakenheath based USAF Pave Hawks

19-Feb-15 - 57th RQS Activation





List of aircraft and events at RAF Lakenheath

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By Date | By Serial

DatesOrg/TypeUnit
1999-oct-06 VisitingBE Aviation Légère de la Force TerrestreSA318C Alouette IIA50
1999-oct-06 VisitingBE Aviation Légère de la Force TerrestreSA318C Alouette IIA75
1999-oct-07 VisitingNO LuftforsvaretSea King Mk.43A189
2008-feb-01 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26208 / LN
2010-jul-16 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26208 / LN
2011 tail code LNUS US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206
2011-mar-14 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26212 / LN
2012-mar-21 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26212 / LN
2012-jun-28 HH-60G Pave Hawk88-26109 / LN
2012-oct-30 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206 / LN
2013-dec-05 HH-60G Pave Hawk88-26109 / LN
2014-mar US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk91-26353
2014-oct-02 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206
2015-jan-16 US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk89-26212
2015-mar-13 US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk89-26208
2016-mar-31 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206 / LN
2016-apr-21 US US Air ForceHH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206



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