united kingdom RAF Watton

Watton, England
united kingdom






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1937 to 1971

52 33 53 secs N - 0 51 45 secs E
ICAO: EGYRIATA:
Elevation: 190 feet


Building started during the RAF expansion, in Sep 1936. Many RAF and USAAF flying units were based during WWII and it became a major signals base in the 1950/60s.

Operational flying ceased here on 1 Feb 1971, although the military air traffic control radar units stayed on (Eastern Radar until 1988 and Border Radar 1989, until Nov 1992).

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2006-jan-17 HH-60G Pave Hawk89-26206


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