list of RAF Stations is a list of all current Royal Air Force stations, airfields, and administrative headquarters of the Royal Air Force.
Current MOD and RAF Stations [ edit | edit source ]
RAF Barkston Heath
Home to Defence Elementary Flying Training School.
28 and 78 Squadrons (Merlin HC3) and 33 and 230 Squadrons (Puma).
Air Surveillance and Control Systems Force Command and 202 Squadron (A flight)(Sea King).
Brampton Camp RAF Wyton
Formerly part of the combined RAF Brampton Wyton Henlow which has now been disbanded.
RAF Brize Norton
Home to all fixed wing transport aircraft (C-17, C-130, VC-10 and Tristar).
RAF Church Fenton
3, 11, 29(R) Squadrons (Eurofighter Typhoon) and 41 Squadron (Tornado GR4).
RAF Museum - Formerly DCAE Cosford.
Home to RAF College Cranwell, HQ Air Cadets and Officers and Aircrew Selection Centre'
Tri - service command establishment (and also US tri-service presence) (Originally named RAF Scopwick).
RAF Donna Nook
Radar and BMEWS Base.
RAF High Wycombe
HQ Air Command.
Used predominantly by the RAF Regiment.
RAF Kirton in Lindsey
Accommodation unit for RAF Scampton personnel
East Riding of Yorkshire
100 Squadron (Hawk T1).
1 and 6 Squadrons (Eurofighter Typhoon) - scheduled for closure in 2014.
12, XV and 617 Squadrons (Tornado GR4.)
2, 9 and 31 Squadrons (Tornado GR4).
Isle of Anglesey
Home of The Royal Squadron and the new home of No. 63 (Field) Squadron The Queen's Colour Squadron of The RAF Regiment.
7, 18 and 27 Squadrons (Chinook HC2) and Joint Special Forces Aviation Wing.
RAF Pembrey Sands
Scottish Air Traffic Control Centre (Military). Scheduled for closure in 2013.
Currently home to the Red Arrows and the RAF Mobile Meteorological Unit.
Defence Helicopter Flying School.
RAF and NATO Electronic warfare range.
RAF St. Mawgan
Now a satellite station of RAF Wyton.
RAF Staxton Wold
Ross & Cromarty
Remote station of Neatishead.
Isle of Anglesey
Incorporates Anglesey Airport202 Sqn HQ (Sea King).
Home to all E-3 Sentry, Sentinel R-1, MQ9-Reaper and RC-135 Air Seeker aircraft.
Now part of the combined RAF Brampton Wyton Henlow.
Defence CBRN Centre, Winterbourne Gunner
Managed by RAF Strike Command, formerly the Defence NBC Centre.
Tri-service and NATO Command Headquarters.
RAF Stations occupied by the United States Air Force [ edit | edit source ]
Halley, James J.
The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1980. ISBN 0-85130-083-9.
Halley, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth, 1981-1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air-Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.
Jefford, C.G, MBE,BA ,RAF (Retd). RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive Record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988. ISBN 1-84037-141-2. Rawlings, John. Fighter Squadrons of the RAF and their Aircraft. London: Macdonald and Jane's Publishers Ltd., 1969 (second edition 1976). ISBN 0-354-01028-X.