|Handley Page Halifax B.III|
|IATA: none – ICAO: none|
|Operator||Royal Air Force|
|Location||Graveley, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire|
|Elevation AMSL||16 ft / 53 m|
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No. 35 Squadron RAF
The first Squadron to move to Graveley was 35 Sqn (No. XXXV Squadron) RAF in August 1942 using the Handley Page Halifax (which it had used since 1940) it became a pathfinder unit, forming part of No. 8 Group. In March 1944 the squadron re-equipped with the Avro Lancaster.
No. 629 Squadron RAF
629 Sqn was formed on 1 January 1944 at RAF Graveley, equipped with Mosquito IV bombers, as part of the Light Night Striking Force of No. 8 Group RAF in Bomber Command. It reequipped with the Mosquito XVI bombers in March.
In popular culture
Part of the filming for the 1967 movie picture "'Robbery" (which was based on the The Great Train Robbery) was filmed at the airfield with a number of exterior shots showing parts of the airfield.
The airfield is mostly agriculture with a few buildings surviving.
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