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RAF Appledram
Ensign of the Royal Air Force
IATA: none – ICAO: none
Summary
Airport type Military
Owner Air Ministry
Operator Royal Air Force
Location Apuldram, West Sussex
Built 1944 (1944)
In use 1944-1945 (1945)
Elevation AMSL 16 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 50°48′36″N 000°48′21″W / 50.81°N 0.80583°W / 50.81; -0.80583Coordinates: 50°48′36″N 000°48′21″W / 50.81°N 0.80583°W / 50.81; -0.80583
Map
West Sussex UK location map
Airplane silhouette.svg
RAF Appledram
Location in West Sussex
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
00/00 0 0 Sommerfeld Tracking

RAF Appledram is a former Royal Air Force Advanced Landing Ground located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) south west of Chichester, West Sussex and 12.2 miles (19.6 km) east of Portsmouth, Hampshire.[1]

HistoryEdit

The airfield was used as an Advanced Landing Ground used for Operation Overlord the invasion of continental Europe as part of No 11 Group in Fighter Command.[2]

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BibliographyEdit

  • Jefford MBE, Wg Cdr C G (1988). RAF Squadrons. A comprehensive record of the movement and equipment of all RAF squadrons and their antecedents since 1912. Shrewsbury: Airlife. ISBN 1-85310-053-6 CITEREFJefford1988. 

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