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  • united kingdom RAF Brize Norton

    Witney, Oxfordshire, England

    United Kingdom





    Location


    Satellite and aerial maps of RAF Brize Norton with nearby locations


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    15.1329EGVL Little Rissington, England
    15.6241EGVA Fairford, England
    16.7193 Shrivenham, England
    19.5109EGUD RAF Abingdon, England
    20.5061EGTK Kidlington, England
    24.3253 South Cerney, England



    1937 to present

    51° 45' 0.00'' N - 1° 35' 1.00'' W
    Carterton
    ICAO: EGVNIATA: BZZ
    Elevation: 287 feet




    History of this Location


    RAF Brize Norton opened in Aug 1937 as part of Flying Training Command. The site was a USAF base between Apr 1951 and Apr 1965, when it returned to RAF as part of Transport Command. It became the base for the RAF fleet of C-130 Hercules, in 2012 when RAF Lyneham closed.

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    List of aircraft and events at RAF Brize Norton

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    By Date | By Serial

    DatesOrg/TypeUnit
    1978 G I AirframeMinistry of Defence (MoD) Lynx XW836
    1978-oct-15 772 NAS HU.5 XT469
    1978-oct-15 RAF SA330E XW227
    1980-jan G I AirframeAAC AB47G-3B XT141
    1982-jun-12 AAC AH.1 XT624
    1982-oct-27 CH-47C ZA710 / BC
    1983-jun-14 HT.3 XW855
    1984-jun-23 HT.3 ZB625 / N
    1984-jun-23 HT.3 ZB629
    1985-jan G I AirframeRN Wasp XV638
    1986-jun-28 CH-47C ZA683 / EW
    1986-jun-28 CH-47D ZA683 / EW
    1991-jul-01 HU.5 XT486
    1991-sep-01 CH-47C ZA713 / EN
    1992-jul-11 HT.3 XW866 / E
    1993-jun-05 AH7 ZE380
    1993-jun-05 HT.3 ZB627 / A
    1993-jun-05 SA330E XW201 / FB
    1994-jul-02 HAR.2 G-BVGE
    1994-jul-02 HC.2 XR506 / V
    2000-may-06 AS350BB ZJ258
    2000-may-06 32 (The Royal) Squadron AS355F1 ZH141
    2000-may-06 SA330E XW222
    2000-dec-07 AccidentRN HC.4 ZE427
    2002 TrialsAgustaWestland UK EH101 ZJ116
    2003-feb-20 HC.2 XR588
    2005-jun-09 HC.3 ZJ130 / O
    2006-feb-17 HC.4 ZF120
    2006-apr-06 WAH-64 ZJ230
    2006-apr-06 WAH-64 ZJ231
    2006-may-30 CH-47D ZA684 / BB
    2007-jun-22 Visiting8 Flt AH.1 XZ290
    2008-oct USAF HH-53C 68-8284
    2008-oct-03 AW109E ZR321
    2008-oct-31 HH-53C 68-8284
    2008-nov-20 AS365N3 ZJ783
    2009-jun-13 CH-47C ZD984 / DH
    2012-mar-28 Visiting670 Squadron AS350BB ZJ244
    2012-jul-03 CH-47D ZA682
    2013-feb-08 RN HAS.5 ZE420
    2014-aug AAC AH.1 ZB684
    2015-apr-13 RAF HC.3 ZJ122
    2015-may-05 AAC AH9 ZG887
    2015-jun-11 AW109E G-WOFM
    2016-jan-08 AAC AH.1 ZZ388
    2017-apr-18 RAF SA330E ZA935
    2017-dec-15 AW109E G-WIZG
    2018-apr-19 visitingRAN MH-60R N48-008
    2018-apr-19 visiting816 Squadron MH-60R N48-024
    2018-sep-04 846 NAS HC.3 ZJ135



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